PROF Veronique Duche

PROF Veronique Duche


  • Australian soldiers during WW1
  • French Literature (Renaissance and Middle Ages)
  • French fiction (Contemporary French fiction)
  • Translation into French (16th century) (Vernacular)



  • Véronique Duché is A.R. Chisholm Professor of French at the University of Melbourne. She has published many articles on Renaissance literature and edited several 16th century novels. She has recently directed the first volume of the Histoire des Traductions en Langue Française. xve et xvie siècles (1470-1610).
    Research fields:
    Sixteenth-century French literature; in particular fictional works published between 1525 and 1557. Chivalry novels. Poetry. Theoretical problems and issues concerning genre (Middle Ages and Renaissance). Translation into French during the 16th century. Australian Soldiers during the First World War.   


Selected publications


Education and training

  • HDR, University of Rouen 2005

Awards and honors

  • Chevalier des Palmes Academiques, CHPA, 2015
  • Chevalier dans l'ordre des Palmes Académiques, Ministere de l'Education Nationale - France, 2015
  • Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 2014



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • - Translation into French - French literature - especially Middle Ages and Renaissance - French language - French novel, form Middle Ages to 21st century - Creative books