y Neap Tide single work   novel  
  • Author: Dorothy Hewett http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hewett-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

A woman running from her past rents a lonely cottage haunted by drowned lovers and the presence of the sea. Here - amongst the local writers and conservationists, the Aborigines, fishermen, ferals and drifters - Jessica Sorensen almost loses her life and then remakes it. In this haunted and haunting story, Dorothy Hewett has written a novel about love and loss and the endless drift of the tides. (Source: Trove)

Notes

  • The neap tide: a low tide at the first and third quarter of the moon.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1999 .
      Extent: 278p.
      ISBN: 0140288430
Alternative title: שפל
Alternative title: Shefel
Language: Hebrew

Works about this Work

Something Momentous Laurie Clancy , single work review
— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Place and Property in Post-Mabo Fiction by Dorothy Hewett, Alex Miller and Andrew McGahan Kieran Dolin , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014;
'Drawing on concepts developed in legal geography and critical histories of property law, this paper considers the connection between legal and affective relations to place in white Australian fiction in the wake of the Mabo decision. In what ways does land ownership, and the rights accorded by property, influence attitudes to and understandings of place? To what extent might the Anglo-Australian law of property be inflected by Indigenous understandings of land and law? Three novels published in the years following the Wik Peoples case are examined, Dorothy Hewett's Neap Tide, Alex Miller's Journey to the Stone Country and Andrew McGahan's The White Earth, due to their overt engagement with post-Mabo law and politics. Through a study of fictional techniques, especially representations of race, space and law, the paper explores whether these novels contribute to the formation of a new understanding of land and justice in contemporary Australia.' (Publication abstract)
y The Paradoxical Taboo : White Female Characters and Interracial Relationships in Australian Fiction Carolyn Hughes , Brisbane : 2004 Z1180791 2004 single work thesis The thesis looks at the way white female characters and interracial relationships are represented in Australian fiction by white Australian writers.
Mythic Chance Barbara Garlick , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 13 no. 2 2002;

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; A Baker's Dozen Dorothy Hewett 2001 selected work short story
'The Private is Political' : Women's Writing and Political fiction Bronwyn Cran , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 162 2001; (p. 35-40)
Dorothy Hewett's Faith in Doubt Carmel MacDonald-Grahame , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 20 no. 1 2001; (p. 49-61)
Uses feminist theories and concepts of the feminine sublime to investigate Dorothy Hewett's writing (particularly her poetry) and her development as a writer, concentrating on the attitudes expressed in her declarations of doubt about self and writing.
Fast Mind Slow Body Jane Sullivan , 2000 single work biography
— Appears in: The Age , 29 January 2000; (p. 7)
Paperbacks Debra Adelaide , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 January 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; Collected Stories Lily Brett 1999 selected work short story
When a Romantic Impulse Meets the Real World Fiona Capp , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 January 2000; (p. 5)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Novel a Strange Literary Hybrid Bridget Brooklyn , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 30 January 2000; (p. 18)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Novel a Strange Literary Hybrid Jack Palmer , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 30 January 2000; (p. 18)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Acts of Noticing : A Consideration of Some Recent Australian Fiction Carmel MacDonald-Grahame , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 45 no. 2000; (p. 23-36)

— Review of The Red Heart Rosie Scott 1999 selected work essay autobiography ; Untold Tales David Malouf 1999 selected work short story ; Dream Stuff David Malouf 2000 selected work short story ; Blue : a novel Ken Spillman 1999 single work novel ; Freedom Highway Nigel Krauth 1999 single work novel ; The Chelsea Manifesto : a novel Bruce L. Russell 1999 single work novel ; Painted Words 1999 anthology short story poetry ; Liv : A Novel Morgan Yasbincek 2000 single work novel ; Hidden from View Richard Harland 1999 single work novel ; Benang : From the Heart Kim Scott 1999 single work novel ; Drylands : A Book for the World's Last Reader Thea Astley 1999 single work novel ; An Accommodating Spouse Elizabeth Jolley 1999 single work novel ; Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; Isobel on the Way to the Corner Shop Amy Witting 1999 single work novel ; Poe's Cat Brenda Walker 1999 single work novel ; Playing Madame Mao Lau Siew Mei 2000 single work novel ; The Hunter Julia Leigh 1999 single work novel ; The Australian Fiance Simone Lazaroo 2000 single work novel
y Margaret Throsby in Conversation With Dorothy Hewett Margaret Throsby (interviewer), Sydney : ABC Radio Tapes , 1999 Z1005443 1999 single work interview Margaret Throsby talks to Dorothy Hewett on the occasion of the publication of her new novel, Neap Tide. Hewett is perhaps best known as a playwright, but thinks of herself 'first and foremost' as a poet. She speaks of her childhood on an isolated property in Western Australia, and how her poetry is full of 'remembered childhood'. She discusses her membership of the Communist Party, which lasted 22 years.
A Rhythm of Opposites Nicole Moore , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 157 1999; (p. 95-96)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Melancholy in the Bush David Matthews , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 November 1999; (p. 15)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Sex and Other Catastrophes Judith White , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin (The Book Bulletin) , 23 November vol. 117 no. 6201 1999; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; Modern Men Don't Shift Fridges Meg Stewart 1999 single work novel ; The Rose Grower Michelle De Kretser 1999 single work novel ; Pieces of a Girl Charlotte Wood 1999 single work novel ; Miles Walker, You're Dead Linda Jaivin 1999 single work novel ; Innocents Cathy Coote 1999 single work novel
A Rhythm of Opposites Nicole Moore , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 157 1999; (p. 95-96)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Melancholy in the Bush David Matthews , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 November 1999; (p. 15)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Sex and Other Catastrophes Judith White , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin (The Book Bulletin) , 23 November vol. 117 no. 6201 1999; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; Modern Men Don't Shift Fridges Meg Stewart 1999 single work novel ; The Rose Grower Michelle De Kretser 1999 single work novel ; Pieces of a Girl Charlotte Wood 1999 single work novel ; Miles Walker, You're Dead Linda Jaivin 1999 single work novel ; Innocents Cathy Coote 1999 single work novel
Something Momentous Laurie Clancy , single work review
— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Paperbacks Debra Adelaide , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 January 2000; (p. 8)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; Collected Stories Lily Brett 1999 selected work short story
When a Romantic Impulse Meets the Real World Fiona Capp , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 January 2000; (p. 5)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Novel a Strange Literary Hybrid Bridget Brooklyn , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 30 January 2000; (p. 18)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Novel a Strange Literary Hybrid Jack Palmer , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 30 January 2000; (p. 18)

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel
Acts of Noticing : A Consideration of Some Recent Australian Fiction Carmel MacDonald-Grahame , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 45 no. 2000; (p. 23-36)

— Review of The Red Heart Rosie Scott 1999 selected work essay autobiography ; Untold Tales David Malouf 1999 selected work short story ; Dream Stuff David Malouf 2000 selected work short story ; Blue : a novel Ken Spillman 1999 single work novel ; Freedom Highway Nigel Krauth 1999 single work novel ; The Chelsea Manifesto : a novel Bruce L. Russell 1999 single work novel ; Painted Words 1999 anthology short story poetry ; Liv : A Novel Morgan Yasbincek 2000 single work novel ; Hidden from View Richard Harland 1999 single work novel ; Benang : From the Heart Kim Scott 1999 single work novel ; Drylands : A Book for the World's Last Reader Thea Astley 1999 single work novel ; An Accommodating Spouse Elizabeth Jolley 1999 single work novel ; Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; Isobel on the Way to the Corner Shop Amy Witting 1999 single work novel ; Poe's Cat Brenda Walker 1999 single work novel ; Playing Madame Mao Lau Siew Mei 2000 single work novel ; The Hunter Julia Leigh 1999 single work novel ; The Australian Fiance Simone Lazaroo 2000 single work novel
Mythic Chance Barbara Garlick , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 13 no. 2 2002;

— Review of Neap Tide Dorothy Hewett 1999 single work novel ; A Baker's Dozen Dorothy Hewett 2001 selected work short story
y Margaret Throsby in Conversation With Dorothy Hewett Margaret Throsby (interviewer), Sydney : ABC Radio Tapes , 1999 Z1005443 1999 single work interview Margaret Throsby talks to Dorothy Hewett on the occasion of the publication of her new novel, Neap Tide. Hewett is perhaps best known as a playwright, but thinks of herself 'first and foremost' as a poet. She speaks of her childhood on an isolated property in Western Australia, and how her poetry is full of 'remembered childhood'. She discusses her membership of the Communist Party, which lasted 22 years.
y The Paradoxical Taboo : White Female Characters and Interracial Relationships in Australian Fiction Carolyn Hughes , Brisbane : 2004 Z1180791 2004 single work thesis The thesis looks at the way white female characters and interracial relationships are represented in Australian fiction by white Australian writers.
Fast Mind Slow Body Jane Sullivan , 2000 single work biography
— Appears in: The Age , 29 January 2000; (p. 7)
'The Private is Political' : Women's Writing and Political fiction Bronwyn Cran , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 162 2001; (p. 35-40)
Dorothy Hewett's Faith in Doubt Carmel MacDonald-Grahame , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 20 no. 1 2001; (p. 49-61)
Uses feminist theories and concepts of the feminine sublime to investigate Dorothy Hewett's writing (particularly her poetry) and her development as a writer, concentrating on the attitudes expressed in her declarations of doubt about self and writing.
Place and Property in Post-Mabo Fiction by Dorothy Hewett, Alex Miller and Andrew McGahan Kieran Dolin , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014;
'Drawing on concepts developed in legal geography and critical histories of property law, this paper considers the connection between legal and affective relations to place in white Australian fiction in the wake of the Mabo decision. In what ways does land ownership, and the rights accorded by property, influence attitudes to and understandings of place? To what extent might the Anglo-Australian law of property be inflected by Indigenous understandings of land and law? Three novels published in the years following the Wik Peoples case are examined, Dorothy Hewett's Neap Tide, Alex Miller's Journey to the Stone Country and Andrew McGahan's The White Earth, due to their overt engagement with post-Mabo law and politics. Through a study of fictional techniques, especially representations of race, space and law, the paper explores whether these novels contribute to the formation of a new understanding of land and justice in contemporary Australia.' (Publication abstract)
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