Essays in French Literature and Culture

A peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the French Programme at the University of Western Australia ISSN No. 1835-7040

Jean Anderson et Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan, “Enjeux et défis de la traduction de l’environnement dans des œuvres littéraires australiennes et néo-zélandaises”, Essays in French Literature and Culture 57, 2020.

About the Authors: Jean Anderson et Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan

Jean Anderson is Associate Professor of French at Victoria University of Wellington, where she founded the New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation / Te Tumu Whakawhiti Tuhinga o Aotearoa in 2007. She has translated into English or co-translated into French a dozen novels and over a hundred short texts, developing a particular interest in indigenous writing of the Pacific region.


Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan is Senior Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She has a keen interest in translation theories and practices and has collaborated recently with Jean Anderson in the translation of the latest novel by Maori author Patricia Grace.