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  • Author:agent Dorothy Hewett http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hewett-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 Rapunzel in Suburbia
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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 , sequence poetry (p. 15-23)
Memoirs of a Protestant Girlhoodi"I was brought up on Tennyson and Eliot", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 16-18)
Easyi"look your last", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 19)
Death of My Mad Motheri"To die quietly,", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 20)
Calling on Motheri"Look! the moths are out again,", Dorothy Hewett , 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 , single work poetry (p. 22)
This Version of Lovei"I have seen her, wonderful!", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 23)
Ah Those Dead Ladies, Dorothy Hewett , sequence poetry (p. 25-40)
Ah! Those Dead Ladiesi"That house has gone", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 26-28)
In Moncur Streeti"It's twenty years ago and more", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Drowned Childi"Seven days rolled in the Autumn tide", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 31)
Forsaken Mermaidi"The maimed mermaid on Bondi cliff", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 32)
The Witnessesi"This is the wide country", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 33)
House That Jack Builti"Rib-cage open to the sun", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
The Single Cryi"If we lived here all summer", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 36)
Let Candid Speech at Last...i"In old age I will learn to use my tongue", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 37)
Sanctuaryi"The winter's coming on,", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 38-40)
O! Baby, Baby, it's a Wild World, Dorothy Hewett , sequence poetry (p. 41-62)
Living Dangerouslyi"O to live dangerously again,", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (p. 42)
Alice in a German Garden 35i"Do you remember the garden in the watery sunlight...", Dorothy Hewett , single work poetry (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

Dorothy Hewett Geoff Page , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Australian Poetry 1995; (p. 119-124)
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)
Imaging Dorothy Hewett Lyn McCredden , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 127-140)
Dorothy Hewett and the Left John McLaren , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Dorothy Hewett : Selected Critical Essays 1995; (p. 32-52)
'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)
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] Rapunzel in Suburbia 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
[Review] Rapunzel in Suburbia 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
[Review] Rapunzel in Suburbia 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
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: Refrain : Poetry Review (Supplement to Australian Book Review) 1992; (p. 4-5) Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 34-37)
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)
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