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Author: John Anson

John Anson was born in 1936 in San Francisco. He attended UC Berkeley where he earned his B.A. in English and Classics, his M.A. in Classics, and his Ph.D. in English. Subsequently, he taught there in the English Department from 1965 to 1991. Since then he has worked as a psychologist, first as a therapist and currently as an expert witness testifying in habeas corpus hearings held for involuntarily hospitalized patients. In the seventies and eighties he regularly published his own poetry in a number of small literary magazines including Poetry, The Threepenny Review and Arizona Quarterly, and Robert Barth issued a chapbook of his sonnets, A Family Album. Dos Madres Press published Anson's collection of poetry and translations, TIME PIECES, in 2014, as well as his translation of LES TROPHÉES by José-Maria de Heredia in 2013.

Jose-Maria de Heredia's Les Trophees
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Jose-Maria de Heredia's Les Trophees

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. Translated from the French by John Anson. "John Anson's version of José-Maria Heredia's sonnet sequence Les Trophées is a triumph of the translator's art and makes Heredia's neglected masterpiece accessible to an English-speaking audience pe...

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Time Pieces
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Time Pieces

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Poetry. In John Anson's TIME PIECES, time, manifest in nature's seasons, the workings of the human body, and the very elements of poetry, is the force that governs our lives ("Clocks"). We are invited to think about double time vision ("Janus"), the...

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