y Rapunzel in Suburbia selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Dorothy Hewett http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hewett-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to friends & lovers, sons & daughters.
  • Epigraph: Four grey walls and four grey towers, Overlook a space of flowers, and the silent isle embowers. Tennyson, The Lady of Shalott.
  • This work includes four sequences

    • Memoirs of a Protestant Girlhood
    • Ah! Those Dead Ladies
    • O! Baby, Baby it's a Wild World
    • Rapunzel in Suburbia

    Each section is preceded by a quote from Tennyson The Lady of Shalott

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Prism , 1975 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Memoirs of a Protestant Girlhood, Dorothy Hewett , 1975 sequence poetry (p. 15-23)
Memoirs of a Protestant Girlhoodi"I was brought up on Tennyson and Eliot", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 16-18)
Easyi"look your last", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 19)
Death of My Mad Motheri"To die quietly,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 20)
Calling on Motheri"Look! the moths are out again,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 21)
I've Made My Bed, I'll Lie on Iti"With legs apart I lie on mother's bed", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 22)
This Version of Lovei"I have seen her, wonderful!", Dorothy Hewett , 1970 single work poetry (p. 23)
Ah Those Dead Ladies, Dorothy Hewett , 1975 sequence poetry (p. 25-40)
Ah! Those Dead Ladiesi"That house has gone", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 26-28)
In Moncur Streeti"It's twenty years ago and more", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Drowned Childi"Seven days rolled in the Autumn tide", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 31)
Forsaken Mermaidi"The maimed mermaid on Bondi cliff", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 32)
The Witnessesi"This is the wide country", Dorothy Hewett , 1968 single work poetry (p. 33)
House That Jack Builti"Rib-cage open to the sun", Dorothy Hewett , 1973 single work poetry (p. 34-35)
The Single Cryi"If we lived here all summer", Dorothy Hewett , 1969 single work poetry (p. 36)
Let Candid Speech at Last...i"In old age I will learn to use my tongue", Dorothy Hewett , 1969 single work poetry (p. 37)
Sanctuaryi"The winter's coming on,", Dorothy Hewett , 1971 single work poetry (p. 38-40)
O! Baby, Baby, it's a Wild World, Dorothy Hewett , 1975 sequence poetry (p. 41-62)
Living Dangerouslyi"O to live dangerously again,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 42)
35i"Do you remember the garden in the watery sunlight...", Dorothy Hewett , 1968 single work poetry Alice in a German Garden (p. 43-44)
Note: With title: Alice in a German Garden.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Prism , 1975 .
      Extent: 91p.
      Edition info: This first edition was limited to 100 hard bound autographed copies, and 900 paper bound copies.
      ISBN: 085869008X

Works about this Work

Untitled Hal Colebatch , single work review
— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Dorothy Hewett and the Left John McLaren , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 32-52)
Imaging Dorothy Hewett Lyn McCredden , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 127-140)
The Wheel, the Mirror and the Tower: Desire in the Writings of Dorothy Hewett David Brooks , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 180-201)
Dorothy Hewett Geoff Page , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Australian Poetry 1995; (p. 119-124)
'Me is Not a Stable Reality' : Dorothy Hewett Marie-Louise Ayres , 1994 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: 'Me is Not a Stable Reality' : Negotiations of Identity in the Poetry of Dorothy Auchterlonie, Rosemary Dobson, Dorothy Hewett and J.S. Harry 1994; (p. 189-245)
And We Keep on Fighting Dorothy Hewett , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 34-37) Refrain : Poetry Review (Supplement to Australian Book Review) 1992; (p. 4-5)
Swamp to Supermarket : Suburbia in Recent Western Australian Fiction Margot Luke , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 35 no. 4 1990; (p. 93-97)
The Boundaries of the Audience John McLaren , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Span , April no. 30 1990; (p. 2-17)
A Tremendous World in Her Head : Introduction Kirsten Holst Petersen , 1989 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems 1989; (p. ix-xvii)
Fighting Words David Britton , 1987 single work column biography
— Appears in: The West Australian , 17 January 1987; (p. 31)
Dorothy Hewett as Poet : The Only Escape from the Labyrinth is Within the Labyrinth Andrew Taylor , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 44 no. 4 1984; (p. 423-440)
Untitled Peter Charlton , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3 November 1983; (p. 10)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Unrepentant Spirit Kristin Williamson , 1981 single work biography
— Appears in: The National Times , 8-14 February 1981; (p. 40-41)
form y Dorothy Hewett Terry Lane (interviewer), Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1981 Z879708 1981 single work film/TV Terry Lane interviews Dorothy Hewett about her affiliation with the Communist Party, her part in the Petrov drama, and her many books and compilations of poetry, including Greenhouse and Rapunzel in Suburbia.
Swag [Overland, no.64, Winter 1976] Stephen Murray-Smith , 1976 single work column
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 64 1976; (p. 54-57)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Seeing Her Own Mischance : The Poetry and Plays of Dorothy Hewett Brian Kiernan , 1976 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 64 1976; (p. 16-23) Contemporary Australian Drama : Perspectives Since 1955 1981; (p. 347-356)
Living With a Libel John Larkin , 1976 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Age , 16 October 1976; (p. 13)
Dorothy Hewett : Confession and Beyond Bruce Williams , 1976 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 64 1976; (p. 24-29)
A Tribute to Dorothy Rodney Fisher , 1976 single work column
— Appears in: Theatre Australia , November-December vol. 1 no. 4 1976; (p. 38-39)
Swag [Overland, no.64, Winter 1976] Stephen Murray-Smith , 1976 single work column
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 64 1976; (p. 54-57)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
'Mystification and Outrage' or 'Who Did Steal the Tarts?': Obscurity and Violence in Contemporary Australian Poetry S. E. Lee , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 36 no. 3 1976; (p. 331-356)

— Review of The Occupying Forces Jennifer Maiden 1975 selected work poetry ; Conversations Allan Wynn 1974 selected work poetry ; Faces of a Sitting Man Philip Neilsen 1975 selected work poetry ; Turn Left at Any Time With Care : poems Graeme Kinross-Smith Jamie Grant 1975 selected work poetry ; Creekwater Journal Robert Gray 1974 selected work poetry ; Poems Regina Righetti 1974 selected work poetry ; Memoirs of a Velvet Urinal Michael Dransfield 1975 selected work poetry ; Love Tree of the Coomera John Millett 1975 selected work poetry ; Vice Versa : Verses and Poetry Niall Brennan 1975 selected work poetry ; Marsupial Wrestling : A Small Zoo of Pomes Jenny Brown 1975 selected work poetry ; The Poor Man's Bean Max Williams 1975 selected work poetry ; Chockablock with Dawn Shelton Lea 1975 selected work poetry ; Swamp Riddles Robert Adamson 1974 selected work poetry ; Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry ; Children and Other Strangers : Poems Jennifer Strauss 1975 selected work poetry ; Deaths and Pretty Cousins David Campbell 1975 selected work poetry ; The Dragon Principle Stephen Murray 1975 selected work poetry ; Dimensions Peter J.F. Newton 1976 selected work poetry ; Quiet Flowers Geoffrey Thurley 1975 selected work poetry ; Believed Dangerous : Fifty Eight Poems Robin Thurston 1975 selected work poetry ; Smalltown Memorials Geoff Page 1975 selected work poetry ; Airship Roger McDonald 1975 selected work poetry ; Come to Me My Melancholy Baby Kate Jennings 1975 selected work single work poetry prose ; In from the Sea J. M. Couper 1974 selected work poetry ; Leaf-Fall : poems R. H. Morrison 1974 selected work poetry ; Odes and Days : Poems Bruce Beaver 1975 selected work poetry ; Time & Motion Sylvia Kantaris 1975 selected work poetry ; Wild Honey Paul Kavanagh 1974 selected work poetry ; The Amazing Scaffold K. L. Macrae 1975 selected work poetry ; The Problem of Evil Jennifer Maiden 1975 selected work poetry ; Tactics Jennifer Maiden 1974 selected work poetry ; Isaac Babel's Fiddle Fay Zwicky 1975 selected work poetry
Review Karine Metcalfe , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: New Poetry , vol. 23 no. 2 1975; (p. 78-80)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Untitled Hal Colebatch , single work review
— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Untitled Tim Thorne , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 12 July 1975; (p. 27)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Untitled James Waites , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: National Times , 18-24 November 1976; (p. 36)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Untitled Peter Charlton , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3 November 1983; (p. 10)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Review Hal Colebatch , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , September no. 3 1975; (p. 80-84)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Books of the Year Brian Kiernan , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: Australian , 13 December 1975; (p. 45)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Journey From Private to Public Horror Tim Thorne , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 12 July 1975; (p. 27)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Literary Defence Group Formed Sally White , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Age , 3 July 1976; (p. 2)

— Review of Rapunzel in Suburbia Dorothy Hewett 1975 selected work poetry
Swamp to Supermarket : Suburbia in Recent Western Australian Fiction Margot Luke , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 35 no. 4 1990; (p. 93-97)
The Boundaries of the Audience John McLaren , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Span , April no. 30 1990; (p. 2-17)
And We Keep on Fighting Dorothy Hewett , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 34-37) Refrain : Poetry Review (Supplement to Australian Book Review) 1992; (p. 4-5)
Dorothy Hewett as Poet : The Only Escape from the Labyrinth is Within the Labyrinth Andrew Taylor , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 44 no. 4 1984; (p. 423-440)
'Me is Not a Stable Reality' : Dorothy Hewett Marie-Louise Ayres , 1994 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: 'Me is Not a Stable Reality' : Negotiations of Identity in the Poetry of Dorothy Auchterlonie, Rosemary Dobson, Dorothy Hewett and J.S. Harry 1994; (p. 189-245)
Dorothy Hewett and the Left John McLaren , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 32-52)
Imaging Dorothy Hewett Lyn McCredden , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 127-140)
The Wheel, the Mirror and the Tower: Desire in the Writings of Dorothy Hewett David Brooks , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 180-201)
Unrepentant Spirit Kristin Williamson , 1981 single work biography
— Appears in: The National Times , 8-14 February 1981; (p. 40-41)
Seeing Her Own Mischance : The Poetry and Plays of Dorothy Hewett Brian Kiernan , 1976 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 64 1976; (p. 16-23) Contemporary Australian Drama : Perspectives Since 1955 1981; (p. 347-356)
Living With a Libel John Larkin , 1976 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Age , 16 October 1976; (p. 13)
Dorothy Hewett : Confession and Beyond Bruce Williams , 1976 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 64 1976; (p. 24-29)
A Tribute to Dorothy Rodney Fisher , 1976 single work column
— Appears in: Theatre Australia , November-December vol. 1 no. 4 1976; (p. 38-39)
Fighting Words David Britton , 1987 single work column biography
— Appears in: The West Australian , 17 January 1987; (p. 31)
A Tremendous World in Her Head : Introduction Kirsten Holst Petersen , 1989 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Tremendous World in Her Head : Selected Poems 1989; (p. ix-xvii)
Dorothy Hewett Geoff Page , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Australian Poetry 1995; (p. 119-124)
form y Dorothy Hewett Terry Lane (interviewer), Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1981 Z879708 1981 single work film/TV Terry Lane interviews Dorothy Hewett about her affiliation with the Communist Party, her part in the Petrov drama, and her many books and compilations of poetry, including Greenhouse and Rapunzel in Suburbia.
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