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Gwen Harwood (poet): Literary articles in databases

Literary articles from "Informit" databases

When you create a free account with the State Library of Victoria, you can search for literary articles following the steps below.

State Library of Victoria - Search and Discover: A-Z Databases: Literature - select "Informit Literature and Culture". 
Simple Search: "Gwen Harwood". Select "Full text only"

Below are some of the articles relevant to your study of Gwen Harwood's poetry.

"The Hoax that Misfired: Gwen Harwood's Cultural Dissent" - Anne-Marie Priest
"Between Sanctity and Liberation: The Lives and Loves of Gwen Harwood" - Anne-Marie Priest
"Gwen Harwood - 1920-1995" - Jennifer Strauss, 1996
"Different Keys at Different Tempos" - Stephanie Trigg, 1992
"Constructing Mothers and Motherhood in the Writing of Gwen Harwood" - Jennifer Strauss, 1992
"An Interview with Gwen Harwood" - Stephen Edgar, 1986
"Toward the Heart's True Speech: Voice-Conflict in the Poetry of Gwen Harwood" - Elizabeth Lawson, 1983
"Gwen Harwood and the Philosophers" - Alison Hoddinott, 1981

"A Fire-Talented Tongue: Some Notes on the Poetry of Gwen Harwood" - R. F. Brissenden, 1978 (including references to "The Glass Jar")
"An Interview with Gwen Harwood" - John Beston, 1975

 

Literary articles from Gale Literary Databases

When you create a free account with the State Library of Victoria, you can search for literary articles following the steps below.

State Library of Victoria - Search and Discover: A-Z Databases: Literature - select "Gale Literary Sources". Simple search: "Gwen Harwood". 

Below are some of the articles relevant to your study of Gwen Harwood's poetry.

"Suburban sonnets: 'Mrs Harwood', Miriam Stone and domestic modernity" - Susan Sheridan, 2007 (References to "In the Park" and the "Suburban" poems.
"Gwen Harwood: The Golden Child Aloft on Discourse" - Andrew Taylor, 1987. In the following essay, Taylor discusses how Harwood created both an individual identity as a female poet and a subtle mockery of traditional male roles in both the home and the arts. 
“… Truth beyond the Language Game: The Poetry of Gwen Harwood” - Norman Talbot, 2015. Talbot demonstrates Harwood’s skill at what he calls “masking”—creating distinct characters in her poems and differentiated voices and experiences of reality that are not... 

"The Evanescent Thing. Gwen Harwood: A Woman's Voice" - Ed. Lawrence J. Trudeau, 2015. In the following interview, conducted in 1992, Harwood discusses her understanding of herself as a Romantic poet, her many pseudonyms, and her literary influences