Daniel Vuillermin

Daniel Vuillermin is a Lecturer in the School of Health Humanities at Peking University. He has worked on a number of life-writing projects including Who's Who in Australia (2008) and a study of Dr Samuel Johnson (The Making of Dr Johnson [2009]).

Daniel Vuillermin reviews 'Robert Hughes: The Australian years' by Patricia Anderson

April 2010, no 320 01 April 2010
Daniel Vuillermin reviews 'Robert Hughes: The Australian years' by Patricia Anderson
The opening chapter of Robert Hughes’s memoir, Things I Didn’t Know (2006), may have persuaded readers that Australians are a mercenary, uncouth and ungrateful lot who love nothing more than a glistening athlete on a podium. Hughes had reason to be sensitive at this time, having eluded the ‘feather-foot’ on that desolate Western Australian highway in May 1999 and endured the trials that fo ... (read more)