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Alan Carey Taylor

educator

Alan Carey Taylor, Australian educator. Decorated chevalier Legion of Honor; laureate I’Academie Francaise. Member Association University Professors French (honorary secretary 1950-1972).

Background

Taylor, Alan Carey was born on February 11, 1905 in Goulburn, Australia. Son of William Carey and Florence Mary (Boyhan) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honours, Sydney U., 1926. D.U.P., Paris U., 1929, D. es L., 1938.

Career

French, Sydney U., 1933. Lecturer, then senior lecturer French, Melbourne U., 1938-1948. Professor French, Birkbeck College, U. London, 1948-1972, U. Cape Coast (Ghana), 1972-1975.

French translator, announcer Radio Australia, 1941-1948. Vice president French-Australian Association Victoria, 1944-1948.

Works

  • Author: Carlyle et la pensee latine, 1937. Le President de Brosses et l’Australie, 1938. Non-French Admirers and Imitators of Balzac, 1950.

    Editor: Current Research in French Departments of British Universities, 1952-1972.

Membership

Member Association University Professors French (honorary secretary 1950-1972).

Connections

Married Yvonne Antoinette Legal, October 20, 1939. Children: Jean-Claude, Patrick, Sabine (Mistress.

father:
William Carey Taylor

mother:
Florence Mary (Boyhan) Taylor

spouse:
Yvonne Antoinette Legal

children:
Jean-Claude Taylor

Patrick Taylor

Sabine (Mrs Taylor