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Aristides Paradissis

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Name  Aristides Paradissis
Role  Poet

Died  2006

Education  University of Melbourne

Aristides Paradissis (1923–2006) was an Australian poet and professor.



Born in China of Greek parents in Chefoo (now Yantai), Paradissis moved to Shanghai in 1932. He studied at St. Francis Xavier's College and then business and law at the Aurora University (Shanghai). Paradissis arrived in Australia in 1949 and continued his studies at the University of Melbourne and at La Trobe University. He was senior lecturer in French, Spanish, and European literature at La Trobe University (1967–85).


  • A Tree at the gate, Sydney, Wentworth Books, 1971
  • The City of the Tree, South Melbourne: Taurus Publishing, 1981
  • The Bing Book of Verse: Poems in Memory of Bing Crosby, Balwyn, Victoria. 1983
  • Dragonsleep, New York, Vantage Press, 1995.
  • The Balzac Stories: from Paris to Parramatta and other Tales, Melbourne: Adapar Creative Services, 1996
  • The Shanghai Chronicles: the Day after Pearl Harbor and other stories, Melbourne: Adapar Creative Services, 1998
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