John Hewitt Bibliography

Bibliography of the project complied by Bruce Stewart


Poetry

  • Conacre: A Poem (Belfast: [priv.] 1943),
  • Compass: Two Poems (Belfast: [priv.] 1944),
  • No Rebel Word: Poems, (London: Frederick Muller 1948),
  • Those Swans Remember (Belfast: [priv.] 1956),
  • An Ulster Reckoning (Coventry [priv.; 5 Postbridge Rd. 1971),
  • The Chinese Fluteplayer (Lambeg: To Morrows Press 1974),
  • Scissors for a One-armed Tailor: Marginal Verses 1929-1954 (Belfast: [s.n.], 1974),
  • Out of My Time: Poems 1967-1974 (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1974),
  • Time Enough: Poems New and Revised (Blackstaff Press 1976),
  • The Rain Dance: Poems New and Revised (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1978),
  • Kites in Spring: A Belfast Boyhood (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1980),
  • Mosaic (Belfast: Blackstaff Press (assisted by NI Arts Council 1981),
  • Loose Ends (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1985),
  • Freehold and Other Poems (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1986).

Selected & Collected editions

  • Collected Poems 1932-1967 (London: MacGibbon & Kee 1968),
  • John Hewitt & John Montague, The Planter and the Gael (NI Arts Council 1970),
  • Alan Warner, ed., Selected John Hewitt (Blackstaff Press 1981),
  • The Collected Poems of John Hewitt (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1992),
  • Michael Longley & Frank Ormsby, Selected Poems of John Hewitt (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2007).

Prose

  • Ancestral Voices: the selected prose of John Hewitt (Ed. Tom Clyde) (Blackstaff Press, 1987).

Drama

  • Two Plays: The McCrackens, The Angry Dove, (Lagan Press, 1999).

Art Criticism

  • Colin Middleton (Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, 1976),
  • Art in Ulster (with Mike Catto) (Blackstaff Press, 1977),
  • John Luke (artist) 1906–1975 (Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, 1978).

As Editor

  • The Poems of William Allingham (Oxford University Press/ Dolmen Press, 1967).

Compiled by Bruce Stewart:

  • Conacre: A Poem (Belfast: [priv.] 1943), 10pp. [ded. John Betjeman];
  • Compass: Two Poems (Belfast: [priv.] 1944), 10pp.;
  • No Rebel Word: Poems, intro. by Geoffrey Taylor (London: Frederick Muller 1948), 56pp. [incl. ‘Once Alien Here’];
  • Those Swans Remember (Belfast: [priv.] 1956), 6pp. [wrappers];
  • An Ulster Reckoning (Coventry [priv.; 5 Postbridge Rd. 1971), 16pp.
  • The Chinese Fluteplayer (Lambeg: To Morrows Press [1974], pp. [ltd. edn. of 200.]
  • Scissors for a One-armed Tailor: Marginal Verses 1929-1954 (Belfast: [s.n.], 1974), pp. [25cm].
  • Out of My Time: Poems 1967-1974 (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1974), -62pp.;
  • Time Enough: Poems New and Revised (Blackstaff Press 1976), 119pp.;
  • The Rain Dance: Poems New and Revised (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1978), 50pp.;
  • Kites in Spring: A Belfast Boyhood (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1980), 64pp.;
  • Mosaic (Belfast: Blackstaff Press (assisted by NI Arts Council 1981), 48pp.;
  • Loose Ends (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1985), 52pp.;
  • Freehold and Other Poems (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1986), 72pp.;

Selected & Collected edns:

  • Collected Poems 1932-1967 (London: MacGibbon & Kee 1968), 144pp.;
  • John Hewitt & John Montague, The Planter and the Gael (NI Arts Council 1970), 23pp.;
  • Alan Warner, ed., Selected John Hewitt (Blackstaff Press 1981), 119pp.;
  • Frank Ormsby, ed. & intro., The Collected Poems of John Hewitt (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 1992), lxxiv,708pp. [intro. & chronology uses John Hewitt Collection at University of Ulster];
  • Michael Longley & Frank Ormsby, Selected Poems of John Hewitt (Belfast: Blackstaff Press 2007), xxvii, 140pp;