Harry Mathews Quotes

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Born: February 14, 1930,
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Occupation: Author

1.
My next project is to get back to that. Actually, to learn how to write poetry. I'm not kidding.
- Harry Mathews

2.
Well, I had this little notion - I started writing when I was eleven, writing poetry. I was passionately addicted to it it was my great refuge through adolescence.
- Harry Mathews

3.
Well, my relationship to America at the time I left was very limited.
- Harry Mathews

4.
Well, the great thing for me about poetry is that in good poems the dislocation of words, that is to say, the distance between what they say they're saying and what they are actually saying is at its greatest.
- Harry Mathews

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