Captive Hearts single work   essay  
Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Nowra examines the phenomenon whereby women form strong emotional attachments, often leading to marriage, with men who are incarcerated in prison or in detention centres.


  • Disagreeing forcefully with Nowra's argument, Kerrie Lee, a visitor at the Villawood Detention Centre over a number of years, replies in 'The Hand of Genuine Friendship', The Sydney Morning Herald (Spectrum), 9-11 April 2004, p.6.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: The Caged Man
  • Appears in:
    y The Sydney Morning Herald 3-4 April 2004 Z1108462 2004 newspaper issue 2004 pg. 6-7 Section: Spectrum
  • Appears in:
    y Chihuahuas, Women and Me : Essays Louis Nowra , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2005 Z1219358 2005 selected work essay prose autobiography criticism Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2005 pg. 213-221
    Note: With title: The Caged Man
Last amended 5 Apr 2006