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Lisa Harper Campbell

Lisa Harper Campbell

Lisa Harper Campbell is an actor, writer, and academic. She has written for the Conversation, the Chaser, and the Australian Book Review. She is a graduate of the Flinders University Drama Centre, and her work in theatre has spanned across roles as an actor, director, playwright, and producer. She obtained her doctorate in French Cinema from the University of Adelaide in 2017 and has since lectured in drama, French and screen studies at various universities. She is currently translating her thesis into English for publication with Manchester University Press.

'De Gaulle' is disparately torn between military thriller and family drama

ABR Arts 04 May 2021
General Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970) was an icon of the French Resistance movement during the Nazi occupation of France in World War II. Lending his name to the postwar Gaullist myth that presented France as a collective, unalloyed nation of resistance fighters, de Gaulle (founder and president of the Fifth Republic from 1959 to 1969) became a symbol of French strength, determination, and honou ... (read more)