Dunmore, John

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DUNMORE, John. New Zealander (born France), b. 1923. Genres: Education, History, Biography, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Executive Member, New Zealand Playwrights' Association; Sr. Lecturer, 1961-66, and Professor of French, 1966-84, Massey University, Palmerston North. President, Australasian Language and Literature Association, 1980-82. Publications: Le Mystere d'Omboula; French Explorers in the Pacific, 2 vols., 1965; Aventures dans le Pacifique; Success at University: Success at School, 1969; The Fateful Voyage of the St. Jean Baptiste, 1969; Norman Kirk: A Portrait, 1972; (trans.) In Search of the Maori; Meurtre a Tahiti; How to Succeed as an Extra-Mural Student; Pacific Explorer: The Life of Jean-Francois de la Perouse, 1985; New Zealand: The North Island, 1988; New Zealand: The South Island; Who's Who in Pacific Navigation, 1991; Around the Shining Waters; Visions and Realities, 1997; I Remember Tomorrow; Chronology of Pacific History, 2000; Playwrights in New Zealand, 2001; Monsieur Baret: First Woman Around the World, 2002; Louis de Bougainville's Pacific Jornal 1767-68, 2003. EDITOR: The Map Drawn by the Chief Tukitahua, 1964; An Anthology of French Scientific Prose; (and trans) The Expedition of the St. Jean-Baptiste to the Pacifique, 1769-70, 1981; New Zealand and The French, 1990; The French and the Maori, 1992; (and trans) The Journal of Jean-Francois de la Perouse, 2 vols., 1994. Address: 9B Pounamu Ave, Greenhithe, Auckland, New Zealand. Online address: [email protected]