• Author: Dorothy Hewett http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hewett-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1989 1989
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Notes

  • Dedication: To William Grono.
  • Epigraph: '- and what have I to leave, but this encumbering tenderness, like gear forever unclaimed.' - Randolph Stow, Ishmael

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Dangaroo Press , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Tremendous World in Her Head : Introduction, Kirsten Holst Petersen , 1989 single work criticism biography (p. ix-xvii)
Country Idylli"A glittering girl went out one day", Dorothy Hewett , 1963 single work poetry (p. 2)
Once I Rode with Clancy...i"Once I rode with Clancy through the wet hills of Wickepin,", Dorothy Hewett , 1950-1959 single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Last Summeri"In the little house with the sparrows,", Dorothy Hewett , 1968 single work poetry (p. 5)
Clancy and Dooley and Don McLeodi"Clancy and Dooley and Don McLeod", Dorothy Hewett , 1946 single work poetry
On May Day 1946, in the Pilbarra district, Western Australia, Aboriginal station hands struck for 30 bob a week and the right to organise. Their leaders, the white man Don Mcleod and two Aborigines, Clancy McKenna and Dooley, were arrested and convicted. Pressure through the Labour movement and the United Nations secured their release.
(p. 6-7)
Legend of the Green Countryi"September is the spring month bringing tides, swilling green in the harbour mouth,", Dorothy Hewett , 1966 single work poetry (p. 8-15)
Testamenti"These have I lost, being too much beloved,", Dorothy Hewett , 1945 single work poetry (p. 16-18)
Memoirs of a Protestant Girlhood : 2i"Under a belljar in the sitting room", Dorothy Hewett , 1989 single work extract poetry (p. 20)
Death of My Mad Motheri"To die quietly,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 21)
This Version of Lovei"I have seen her, wonderful!", Dorothy Hewett , 1970 single work poetry (p. 22)
In Moncur Streeti"It's twenty years ago and more", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
The Witnessesi"This is the wide country", Dorothy Hewett , 1968 single work poetry (p. 25)
Living Dangerouslyi"O to live dangerously again,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 26)
Underneath the Archesi"I wear black now,", Dorothy Hewett , 1972 single work poetry (p. 27)
Note: Poem has an alternative title in the contents pages: Underneath the Anchor.
Conversationsi"After all what's there to talk about,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Grave Fairytalei"I sat in my tower, the seasons whirled,", Dorothy Hewett , 1972 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
The Travellersi"Driving all day they came", Dorothy Hewett , 1977 single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Madame Bovaryi"In the village ghetto hand to mouth", Dorothy Hewett , 1979 single work poetry (p. 36)
Psyche's Husbandi"In the darkness of the myth-palace I sit waiting", Dorothy Hewett , 1979 single work poetry (p. 37)
Lay Lady Layi"Six fucks & a getaway", Dorothy Hewett , 1979 single work poetry (p. 38-39)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Imaging Dorothy Hewett Lyn McCredden , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 127-140)
Foreword [15-16 September, 1990] 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 15-16 September 1990; (p. 5)
Book Notes [25 August 1990] 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 August 1990; (p. 73)
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know Fiona Rummery , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antithesis , vol. 4 no. 1 1990; (p. 169-173)

— Review of Driving Too Fast Dorothy Porter 1989 selected work poetry ; A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems Dorothy Hewett 1989 selected work poetry
Review of A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems Lawrence Bourke , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 35 no. 4 1990; (p. 105-106) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 23)

— Review of A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems Dorothy Hewett 1989 selected work poetry
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know Fiona Rummery , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antithesis , vol. 4 no. 1 1990; (p. 169-173)

— Review of Driving Too Fast Dorothy Porter 1989 selected work poetry ; A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems Dorothy Hewett 1989 selected work poetry
Review of A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems Lawrence Bourke , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 35 no. 4 1990; (p. 105-106) The AustLit Anthology of Criticism 2010; (p. 23)

— Review of A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems Dorothy Hewett 1989 selected work poetry
Foreword [15-16 September, 1990] 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 15-16 September 1990; (p. 5)
Book Notes [25 August 1990] 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 August 1990; (p. 73)
Imaging Dorothy Hewett Lyn McCredden , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 127-140)
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