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y Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'Dorothy Hewett is one of Australia's best known poets. She had a long and frequently controversial career during which she produced twelve collections of poetry, three novels, an autobiography, thirteen plays and countless articles and short stories. This very special volume has been compiled and introduced by Kate Lilley, a poet, scholar and Dorothy's daughter.' (From the publisher's website.)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction by Kate Lilley, Kate Lilley , 2010 single work essay (p. 1-11)
The Dark Firesi"The dark fires shall burn in many rooms", Dorothy Hewett , 1995 single work poetry (p. 13)
My Party is the Party of Aragoni"I am not alone ... in the beating of my heart", Dorothy Hewett , 1950-1962 single work poetry (p. 14)
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. 15-16)
Go Down Red Rosesi"O when shall we two meet again", Dorothy Hewett , 1950-1961 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Unanswered Love Letteri"It rained in Sydney all next day,", Dorothy Hewett , 1967 single work poetry (p. 19-21)
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. 22-24)
Window on Sydneyi"Give me a little room somewhere with stars", Dorothy Hewett , 1950-1962 single work poetry (p. 25-27)
My Fortieth Yeari"My fortieth year, full circle goes my life", Dorothy Hewett , 1963 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Ballad of Poor Tom Wolfei"A stone, a leaf, an open door,", Dorothy Hewett , 1965 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
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. 32-43)
The Hidden Journeyi"In 1952, in the year of Stalin, I came to Russia", Dorothy Hewett , 1967 single work poetry (p. 44-50)
Memoirs of a Protestant Girlhoodi"I was brought up on Tennyson and Eliot", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 51-53)
Death of My Mad Motheri"To die quietly,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 54)
Calling on Motheri"Look! the moths are out again,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 55-56)
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. 57)
This Version of Lovei"I have seen her, wonderful!", Dorothy Hewett , 1970 single work poetry (p. 58-59)
In Moncur Streeti"It's twenty years ago and more", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 60-61)
Living Dangerouslyi"O to live dangerously again,", Dorothy Hewett , 1975 single work poetry (p. 62)
35i"Do you remember the garden in the watery sunlight...", Dorothy Hewett , 1968 single work poetry Alice in a German Garden (p. 63-64)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2010 .
      8359178798650191195.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 158p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduced by Kate Lilley.
      • Published 15 September 2010
      ISBN: 9781742582696

Works about this Work

Portrait of a Romantic Risk-Taker Geoff Page , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 February 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry
'Spitting the Pips' Susan Sheridan , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 329 2011; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry
Sometimes Difficult, Always Diverse : Aspects of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2010-11 Paul Hetherington , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 56 no. 1 2011; (p. 50-66)

— Review of Ashes in the Air Ali Alizadeh 2011 selected work poetry ; Pebbles on the Roof Merle Goldsmith 2009 selected work poetry ; Carnival Edge : New and Selected Poems Katherine Gallagher 2010 selected work poetry ; Glass Clouds Grant Caldwell 2010 selected work poetry ; I Painted Unafraid Robyn Cadwallader 2010 selected work poetry ; Burning Bright Caroline Caddy 2010 selected work poetry ; An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari 2010 selected work poetry ; Chemistry Jamie King-Holden 2011 selected work poetry ; Lines for Birds : Poems and Paintings Barry Hill 2011 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry ; Acts of Defiance : New and Selected Poems Dennis Haskell 2010 selected work poetry ; News of the Insect World : And Other Poems Susan Hampton 2009 selected work poetry ; Graphic : Two Sequences David McCooey 2010 selected work poetry ; The Drunken Elk Shane McCauley 2010 selected work poetry ; Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson 2010 selected work poetry ; The West : Australian Poems 1989-2009 John Mateer 2010 selected work poetry ; La, La, La Tatjana Lukic 2009 selected work poetry ; Porch Music Cameron Lowe 2010 selected work poetry ; Postcards from the Centre Ron Pretty 2010 selected work poetry ; Swallow Claire Potter 2010 selected work poetry ; Little River James Quinton 2010 selected work poetry ; Where N Equals a Determinacy of Poetry Scott-Patrick Mitchell 2010 selected work poetry ; Heartscapes Kaye Mill 2010 selected work poetry ; Green Hair Susan McMichael 2010 selected work poetry ; Starlight : 150 Poems John Tranter 2010 selected work poetry ; The Gossip and the Wine Peter Steele 2011 selected work poetry ; The Geometry of Flight Angela Smith 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom 2010 selected work poetry ; Seasons of Doubt and Burning : New and​ Selected Poems Robyn Rowland 2010 selected work poetry ; Time Will Tell Emma Rooksby 2010 selected work poetry ; New Selected Poems : A Collection of Flowers : 1967-2009 Edwin Wilson 2010 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems : Francis Webb Francis Webb 2011 collected work poetry
In the Hewett Archive Dorothy Green Memorial Lecture : In the Hewett Archive Kate Lilley , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-14)
'This paper is, circuitously, all about my mother, and me: my formal, legal role as Dorothy Hewett's literary executor (along with my brother, Tom Flood); the experience of growing up in the archive and of being, in a sense, part of the archive; and the task of curating a part of that archive as the editor of the new Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett published by the University of Western Australia Press.' (p. 10)
Off the Shelf William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 September 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of Remember Me Liz Byrski 2000 single work autobiography ; Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry ; Arthur's War Arthur Bancroft John Harman 2010 single work autobiography ; Shipwreck at Madman's Corner Mike Lefroy 1999 single work non-fiction
Pick of the Week Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 December 2010; (p. 34)

— Review of Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry
Off the Shelf William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 September 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of Remember Me Liz Byrski 2000 single work autobiography ; Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry ; Arthur's War Arthur Bancroft John Harman 2010 single work autobiography ; Shipwreck at Madman's Corner Mike Lefroy 1999 single work non-fiction
Pick of the Week Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 December 2010; (p. 34)

— Review of Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry
Portrait of a Romantic Risk-Taker Geoff Page , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 February 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry
'Spitting the Pips' Susan Sheridan , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 329 2011; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry
Sometimes Difficult, Always Diverse : Aspects of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2010-11 Paul Hetherington , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 56 no. 1 2011; (p. 50-66)

— Review of Ashes in the Air Ali Alizadeh 2011 selected work poetry ; Pebbles on the Roof Merle Goldsmith 2009 selected work poetry ; Carnival Edge : New and Selected Poems Katherine Gallagher 2010 selected work poetry ; Glass Clouds Grant Caldwell 2010 selected work poetry ; I Painted Unafraid Robyn Cadwallader 2010 selected work poetry ; Burning Bright Caroline Caddy 2010 selected work poetry ; An Absence of Saints Rosanna Licari 2010 selected work poetry ; Chemistry Jamie King-Holden 2011 selected work poetry ; Lines for Birds : Poems and Paintings Barry Hill 2011 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett Dorothy Hewett 2010 selected work poetry ; Acts of Defiance : New and Selected Poems Dennis Haskell 2010 selected work poetry ; News of the Insect World : And Other Poems Susan Hampton 2009 selected work poetry ; Graphic : Two Sequences David McCooey 2010 selected work poetry ; The Drunken Elk Shane McCauley 2010 selected work poetry ; Possession : Poems about the Voyage of Lt James Cook in The Endeavour 1768-1771 Anna Nicholson 2010 selected work poetry ; The West : Australian Poems 1989-2009 John Mateer 2010 selected work poetry ; La, La, La Tatjana Lukic 2009 selected work poetry ; Porch Music Cameron Lowe 2010 selected work poetry ; Postcards from the Centre Ron Pretty 2010 selected work poetry ; Swallow Claire Potter 2010 selected work poetry ; Little River James Quinton 2010 selected work poetry ; Where N Equals a Determinacy of Poetry Scott-Patrick Mitchell 2010 selected work poetry ; Heartscapes Kaye Mill 2010 selected work poetry ; Green Hair Susan McMichael 2010 selected work poetry ; Starlight : 150 Poems John Tranter 2010 selected work poetry ; The Gossip and the Wine Peter Steele 2011 selected work poetry ; The Geometry of Flight Angela Smith 2010 selected work poetry ; Keepers Philip Salom 2010 selected work poetry ; Seasons of Doubt and Burning : New and​ Selected Poems Robyn Rowland 2010 selected work poetry ; Time Will Tell Emma Rooksby 2010 selected work poetry ; New Selected Poems : A Collection of Flowers : 1967-2009 Edwin Wilson 2010 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems : Francis Webb Francis Webb 2011 collected work poetry
In the Hewett Archive Dorothy Green Memorial Lecture : In the Hewett Archive Kate Lilley , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-14)
'This paper is, circuitously, all about my mother, and me: my formal, legal role as Dorothy Hewett's literary executor (along with my brother, Tom Flood); the experience of growing up in the archive and of being, in a sense, part of the archive; and the task of curating a part of that archive as the editor of the new Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett published by the University of Western Australia Press.' (p. 10)
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