Old Women in the Mountains single work   poetry   "I see them in the villages"
  • Author: Dorothy Hewett http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hewett-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1997 1997
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Sydney Morning Herald 7 June 1997 Z621280 1997 newspaper issue 1997 pg. 10s Section: Spectrum
  • Appears in:
    y Halfway Up the Mountain Dorothy Hewett , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2001 Z794569 2001 selected work poetry Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2001 pg. 24
  • Appears in:
    y Falling and Flying : Poems on Ageing Judith Beveridge (editor), Susan Ogle (editor), Blackheath : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2015 8829655 2015 anthology poetry

    'Falling and Flying: Poems of Ageing is the first collection of its kind to be published in Australia. The editors have selected a broad range of Australian poems which explore the universal experience and effects of ageing. Whether the poets are witnessing themselves or their parents and friends succumb to the years, they speak with great precision and insight into illness, frailty, death, loss, grief, and retirement as well as the joys and the wisdom that late maturity can bring. There is humour as well as sadness in this fine and important collection, which includes the work of some of Australia’s best loved poets, a volume to be cherished by readers of any age.' (Publication summary)

    Blackheath : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2015
    pg. 26

Works about this Work

Love and Vertigo : The Blue Mountains as Veranda in Australian Women's Writing Elizabeth Hicks , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 171-175)
The Blue Mountains have often been used as a backdrop in Australian literature. Elizabeth Hicks looks at several of these texts by Australian women which were written during the fifteen years between 1987 and 2002, a period which loosley corresponds to theat of third-wave feminism.
Love and Vertigo : The Blue Mountains as Veranda in Australian Women's Writing Elizabeth Hicks , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 171-175)
The Blue Mountains have often been used as a backdrop in Australian literature. Elizabeth Hicks looks at several of these texts by Australian women which were written during the fifteen years between 1987 and 2002, a period which loosley corresponds to theat of third-wave feminism.
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