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Volume 11, Number 2 (1986)

An Interview with Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey

  • M. Travis Lane
May 22, 2008


A.G. Bailey talks about: whether sociocultural environment or the individual is responsible for innovation; New Brunswick as a crossroads of mental interaction; his interest in history; his early life in Quebec; what first stirred his interest in poetry; his time at the University of Toronto; writers that have influenced and excited him over the years; his time as a journalist; doing his PhD in History and Anthropology; the Nameless Society; working at the New Brunswick Museum in Saint John; the founding of the History department at the University of New Brunswick; his work improving the UNB library and establishing its archives collection; and initiating the Bliss Carman society and The Fiddlehead.