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Papers are in either French or English. Several contributions have a focus on literature. Contents indexed selectively.
* Contents derived from the Kensington,Randwick area,Sydney Eastern Suburbs,Sydney,New South Wales,:School of French, University of New South Wales,The CEEFA,1984 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
This is a brief account of the presence of the first Francophone group in the New South Wales penal colony. 58 Quebecois, sent to Australia as political exiles, have left their mark on the history of Sydney, and particularly in the Concord area. This paper is concerned with the three existing journals written by members of this group: Ducharme, Prieur and Lepailleur. -- Author's abstract (p. 60).
Written from a perspective of book history, this article considers the importation of French books into Australia and specific features of the supply of and demand for French books, from the early 1800s to the early 1900s.