‘In the Hollow of the Heart’ : Dorothy Hewett’s Early Imaginative Life

Abstract

The article for the first time discusses Hewett’s early unpublished poetry which still exists only in manuscript and typescript in the National Library of Australia. Included are numerous text examples of Hewett’s early poems.

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Published 1 May 2009 in Volume 24 No. 1. Subjects: Aboriginal Australians - Literary portrayal, Australian poetry, Childhood, Poetic inspiration, Poetry writing, Writer's world.

Cite as: Alexander, Christine. ‘‘In the Hollow of the Heart’ : Dorothy Hewett’s Early Imaginative Life.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 24, no. 1, 2009. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.d518976f19.