Robert Asch

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Robert Asch
Robert asch.jpg
Residence France
Education St Paul's School
Alma mater University of Toronto
Occupation Author, scholar
Spouse(s) Ruth Tyldesley Asch

Robert Charles Asch (born 1968) is a British Catholic writer and scholar. He teaches English at Chavagnes International College in France.

Early life[edit]

Robert Asch was born into an Anglo-Canadian Jewish family in 1968 in London. His parents were both opera singers.[1] He was educated at St Paul's School and the University of Toronto.


Asch is co-editor of the St. Austin Review, a Catholic review of culture, and Editor of Saint Austin Press.[1]

Asch has been Senior Master and teacher of English and History at Chavagnes International College, France, since its inception in 2002.[1] He was recently awarded a Wilbur Research Fellowship at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal for his work towards a new study of the English poet Lionel Johnson.

Personal life[edit]

Asch is married to the poet Ruth Tyldesley Asch. He converted to Catholicism in 1996. He resides on Northwestern France.[1]


  • Asch, Robert; Pearce, Joseph, eds. (2014). The Romantic Poets: Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge, With an Introduction and Contemporary Criticism. San Francisco, California: Ignatius Press. ISBN 9781586172640. OCLC 912700428. 


  1. ^ a b c d Twiston-Davies, Bess. "Asch Plots a Course to Redeem Culture". Catholic Answers. 15 (9). Retrieved October 5, 2016. 

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