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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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Page ViewsPoemComments
19974 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5973 Glass
4200 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3779 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3512 Fair And Unfair
3386 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 73 Comments
3314 Sheep
2885 Return
2822 Waxwings
2709 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2549 Thoreau in Italy
2504 The Bulldozer
2500 On a Theme by Frost
2458 Encounter
2193 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1860 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1304 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 112 Comments
1304 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 209 Comments
824 Blue Winter
347 New England Mind
262 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 6 Comments


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