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Hewett, Dorothy

Overview
Works: 166 works in 465 publications in 7 languages and 5,316 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Fiction  Poetry  History  Psychological fiction  Autobiographies  Interviews  Musical settings  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Other, Writer of accompanying material, Librettist
Classifications: PR9619.3.H4, 822
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Publications about Dorothy Hewett
Publications by Dorothy Hewett
Publications by Dorothy Hewett, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Dorothy Hewett
 
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Hewett
Bobbin up by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
33 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Shirl, just 19 and four months pregnant, takes a job in a Sydney slum sweatshop for breadline wages. Among the women with whom she develops a caring group spirit in adversity is Nell, a staunch communist who gives Shirl a sense of social purpose
The chapel perilous (or The Perilous adventures of Sally Banner), a play by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
28 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
The man from Mukinupin : a musical play in two acts by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Drama of life in a small WA country town in the wheat belt; includes part Aboriginal character
Alice in Wormland : selected poems by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 libraries worldwide
An illustrated volume based on the "Alice" poems composed by poet and playwright Dorothy Hewett (autograph inside back cover), titled "Alice in Wormland". Sepia toned black and white photographs and photographic collages are framed in polaroid borders. The book consists of 32 pages and 33 photographic images. A second folder contains some sample images and slides showing the completed book
Sandgropers : a Western Australian anthology by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Wheatlands by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
This old man comes rolling home by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The toucher by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Golden Valley ; Song of the seals by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and Italian and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Susannah's dreaming ; The golden oldies by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Collected poems, 1940-1995 by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Neap tide by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Peninsula by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Halfway up the mountain by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The author of thirteen collections of poetry, three novels, an autobiography and thirteen plays, as well as many articles and short stories, Hewett is one of Australia's best known and loved writers. Amongst her numerous accolades, she has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal for Services to Literature
Selected poems of Dorothy Hewett by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Leading Australian literary figure, Dorothy Hewett is remembered and rediscovered in this very personal book of selected poetry. Compiled by Dorothy's daughter, the poet and literary scholar Kate Lilley, Selected Poems encapsulates Hewett's enduring themes of grief, loss, despair and memory
A baker's dozen by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 82 libraries worldwide
"The thirteen stories in this superb collection span the period from 1957 to 1996, creating a vivid portrait of Australian life during these years. Dorothy Hewett casts her perceptive eye over race relations, single mothers, communism, dodging the law - nothing is too great or small for her unstinting gaze"--cover
Collected plays by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
The chapel perilous by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
It traces Sally's life from school days, through lovers, attempted suicide, marriage and politics
Rapunzel in suburbia : a portrait of Dorothy Hewett, playwright, novelist and poet by Dorothy Hewett( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Hewett thoroughly engages her audience with stories of her life, comments on her philosophy and discussion of her major works. A complex and intriguing figure, she dared to take risks, has shrugged off controversy and gone on to succeed brilliantly
Wild card : an autobiography, 1923-1958 by Dorothy Hewett( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Republished for a new generation of readers, this extraordinary autobiography of one of Australia's most celebrated female writers, Dorothy Hewett, traces the personal and political metamorphoses of her first 35 years. After university life, several failed love affairs, an attempted suicide, and a major poetry prize, Dorothy Hewett joined the Australian Communist party in 1945. Four years later, she left her husband and moved to Redfern, Sydney with her lover, a boilermaker. Hers was a life of extremes - the pleasures and purgatories of a woman who has tackled everything placed in her path wit
 
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Alternative Names
Dorothy Hewett australiensk poet
Dorothy Hewett Australisch auteur
Dorothy Hewett australische Schriftstellerin
Dorothy Hewett australsk poet
Dorothy Hewett author and poet from Western Australia
Lilley, Dorothy
Lilley Dorothy 1923-2002
יואיט, דורותי
Languages
English (232)
Italian (10)
Hebrew (3)
Hungarian (3)
German (2)
Russian (2)
Bulgarian (1)
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