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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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19564 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5075 Glass
3778 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3372 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3211 Fair And Unfair
2857 Sheep
2556 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 104 Comments
2480 Return
2447 Waxwings
2399 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2379 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 67 Comments
2285 Thoreau in Italy
2208 On a Theme by Frost
2205 Encounter
2166 The Bulldozer
1953 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1326 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
984 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
865 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
328 Blue Winter
24 New England Mind


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