Dorothy Hewett’s Faith in Doubt


Uses feminist theories and concepts of the feminine sublime to investigate Dorothy Hewett’s writing (particularly her poetry) and her development as a writer, concentrating on the attitudes expressed in her declarations of doubt about self and writing.

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Published 1 May 2001 in Volume 20 No. 1. Subjects: Australian poetry, Creativity, Feminism, Fiction, Literary inspiration & creativity, Political fiction, Postmodernism.

Cite as: MacDonald-Grahame, Carmel. ‘Dorothy Hewett’s Faith in Doubt.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 1, 2001, doi: 10.20314/als.f323cba178.