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Biography of Robert Francis

Robert Francis

Robert Francis (1901 - 1987)

Robert Francis (1901-1987) was born in Upland, Pennsylvania. Francis studied at Harvard (A.B., 1923; Ed.M., 1926). He taught at summer workshops and conferences and lectured at universities across the United States. His works include Stand with Me Here (1936); Like Ghosts of Eagles: Poems 1966-1974 (1974); a novel, We Fly Away (1948); and an autobiography, The Trouble with Francis (1971). He won the Shelley Memorial Award in 1939.



21 Poems written by Robert Francis

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PoemComments
Blue Winter
Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 74 Comments
Encounter
Fair And Unfair
Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 198 Comments
Glass
Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
Hallelujah: A Sestina
In Memoriam: Four Poets
New England Mind
On a Theme by Frost
Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
Return
Sheep
Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 2 Comments
Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 51 Comments
Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
The Bulldozer
Thoreau in Italy
Waxwings


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