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.

The full text of this essay is available to ALS subscribers

Please sign in to access this article and the rest of our archive.

Not a member? Subscribe now from only $24/year

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.