Robert Aldrich

The French Revolution never ceases to fascinate. Marie-Antoinette and Robespierre, the storming of the Bastille and the 'Marseillaise', the Terror and its guillotine ...

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Napoleon rules at the NGV

Robert Aldrich
Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Triumphalist march on St Kilda Road

Robert Aldrich

 

Napoleon: Revolution to Empire
edited by Ted Gott
National Gallery of Victoria, $49.95 hb, 327 pp, 9780724103560

 

Napoleon came to power as First Consul in 1799 after a coup d’état, having recentl ...

Robert Aldrich: Gay Life Stories

Brian McFarlane
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Brian McFarlane

 

Gay Life Stories
by Robert Aldrich
Thames & Hudson, $39.95 hb, 304 pp, 9780500251843

 

The author of this handsomely produced volume claims in his opening sentence, ‘The sex lives of celebrities (and the less famous) always excite the cu ...

‘Arab France’ will immediately suggest to some readers debates about the wearing of Muslim headscarves in public schools and, more generally, about the place of North African migrants in contemporary French life, as well as the riots that erupted in 2005 in suburbs with substantial Arabic populations ...

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