To The City

To The City

by John Ash
     
 


Poetry. An Englishman who has lived in both New York and Istanbul, John Ash is one of the great masters of poetic clarity. His books on the Byzantine world and ancient Anatolia are widely admired for their elegance and candor.

"These poems believe intensely in the world they bear witness to.so vividly do they believe in the happenstance they behold that at times

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Overview


Poetry. An Englishman who has lived in both New York and Istanbul, John Ash is one of the great masters of poetic clarity. His books on the Byzantine world and ancient Anatolia are widely admired for their elegance and candor.

"These poems believe intensely in the world they bear witness to.so vividly do they believe in the happenstance they behold that at times they go for quiet, unemphatic ways of talking, perfectly registered."—Rain Taxi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584980377
Publisher:
Talisman House, Publishers
Publication date:
09/30/2004
Pages:
77
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


John Ash (born June 29, 1948) is an expatriate British poet and writer. His lifelong interest in Byzantium (especially its architecture) is a major theme which runs through his poetry, fiction and travel writing, along with family friends and the three major cities he has lived in. As well as his books (largely published by Carcanet), his work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Washington Post and Paris Review.

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