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Interview

Volume 26, Number 1 (2001)

Doubly-Crossing Syllables: Thomas O’Grady on Poetry, Exile, and Ireland

  • Anne Compton
Submitted
March 25, 2010
Published
January 1, 2001

Abstract

The interview focuses largely on Thomas O'Grady's first collection of poetry What Really Matters. He discusses ideas of home and exile, Prince Edward Island and Island literature, the idea of language and its relation to place, family history, and academics. O'Grady's use of the formalist and the Romantic tradition is considered.