The following is a listing of published articles by Hazel Rowley that are currently available online.

French Censorship: Copyright laws, “Private Life,” and Biography

The American Scholar, Winter 2009
— The challenges of publishing a biography in modern-day France.

It Takes a Village

BookForum, February/March 2008
— On the Village Voice bookshop in Paris.

The Mocking Country

The Australian, 25 August, 2007
— On Australia and its Tall Poppy Syndrome.

Beauvoir, Brazil, and “Christina T”

BookForum, April/May 2007; Best Australian Essays 2006.
— Rowley in Brazil, on the trail of Sartre and Beauvoir.

A Sort of Homecoming

The Nation, 11 September, 2006.

The Exile Years? How the ‘50s cultural Wars Destroyed Richard Wright

BookForum, December/January 2006.

Mockingbird Country

Best Australian Essays 1999
— On Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Universities are losing on points

The Australian, December 1996
— Why Rowley left her tenured position at an Australian university.



The following is a listing of published articles by Hazel Rowley that are not currently available online.

  • “The Ups, the Downs: My Life as a Biographer,” Best Australian Essays 2007.
  • “Sartre and Beauvoir: An Intellectual Passion,” Journal of Romance Studies, vol. 6, nos. 1 & 2, Spring-Summer 2006.
  • “Preface to Simone de Beauvoir, Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter,” New York, HarperCollins, 2005.
  • “Christina Stead,” Best Australian Essays 2002.
  • “Richard Wright’s Africa,” Antioch Review, Fall 2000.
  • “The Shadow of the White Woman; Richard Wright and the Book-of-the-Month Club,” Partisan Review, Fall 1999.
  • “Backstage and Onstage: The Drama of Native Son,” Mississippi Quarterly, Summer 1999.
  • “Off With Their Heads: Black Intellectuals in the United States,” The Australian’s Review of Books, 9 September, 1998.
  • “Framing Richard Wright,” Yale University Library Gazette, April 1998.
  • “Poetic Justice: Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights,” Texas Studies in Literature and Language, vol. 39, no. 4, Winter 1997.
  • “That Black Limousine on the Mekong: Marguerite Duras’ Chinese Puzzle,” a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, spring 1997.
  • “Christina Stead: Un-Australian?” Southerly, vol. 53, no. 4, December 1993.
  • “Simone de Beauvoir: The Choix Originel,” Prose Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, December 1992.
  • “How have biographies been written and how can they be?” Australian Feminist Studies, no. 16, Summer 1992.
  • “How Real is Sam Pollit? ‘Dramatic Truth’ and ‘Procès-verbal’ in The Man Who Loved Children,” Contemporary Literature, Winter 1990, vol. 31, no. 4, November 1990.
  • “Christina Stead: Politics and Literature in the Radical Years, 1935-1942,” Meridian (Melbourne) vol. 8, no. 2, October 1989.
  • “Christina Stead: The Voyage to Cythera.” Span (Sydney), April 1988.
  • “The Beautiful and The Damned: George Johnston and Auto/Biographical Fictions,” Island Magazine (Tasmania), no.34/35, Autumn 1988.
  • “A Wanderer: Christina Stead,” Westerly (Western Australia) vol. 33, no.1. 1988.
  • “Becoming a Man: Mateship and Horsemanship in Randolph Stow’s The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea,” Southerly (Sydney), 4, December 1987.