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Alison Hoddinott

Alison Hoddinott is the editor of Blessed City, letters by Gwen Harwood to Thomas Riddell in 1943 (1990), which won the Age Book of the Year, Gwen Harwood: The Real and the Imagined World (1991), and (with Gregory Kratzmann) Gwen Harwood’s Collected Poems (2003). She retired from the University of New England in 1996 and has most recently published, Women, Oxford, and Novels of Crime (2018).

Alison Hoddinott reviews 'Boundary Conditions: The poetry of Gwen Harwood' by Jennifer Strauss

December 1992, no. 147 01 December 1992
In Boundary Conditions, Jennifer Strauss, taking her title from the Eisenhart poem of that name, points to the centrality of Gwen Harwood’s concern with ‘those littoral regions where the boundary terms that define themselves on either side of us also overlap and interact'. It is here, she claims, that ‘our most intense experiences, for better or worse, occur, and it is here that she correctl ... (read more)