Wallace Kirsop

Professor Wallace Kirsop

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1980
  • Section(s): History, European Languages And Cultures


Wallace Kirsop’s teaching interests include sixteenth and seventeenth-century literature; civilisation (especially the history of Paris); bibliography and book history. He researches in the areas of physical bibliography and book history and his current projects are a descriptive bibliography of seventeeth-century editions of the plays of Jean de Rotrou (1609-50); and, with Patricia Gray, subscription publishing in eighteenth-century France. He was the editor of the Australian Journal of French Studies from 1968 to 2002.

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