I had a tremendous world in my head and more than three-quarters of it will be buried with me.
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|Birth:||21st May, 1923|
|Death:||25th August, 2002|
|Profession:||Novelist, Playwright, Poet|
Dorothy Coade Hewett was born in Perth, Australia. She was an Australian poet, novelist, librettist, and playwright. She was also a member of the Communist Party of Australia, though she clashed on many occasions with the party's leadership. She published her first novel, Bobbin Up, in 1959. During her life she wrote 15 plays, the most famous of which are: This Old Man Comes Rolling Home, The Chapel Perilous, and The Golden Oldies. In 1975, she published a controversial collection of poems, Rapunzel in Suburbia. Virago Press published the first volume of her autobiography, Wild Card, in 1990. Two years later she published her second novel, The Toucher.
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