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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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19806 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5849 Glass
4064 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3601 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3420 Fair And Unfair
3144 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 72 Comments
3141 Sheep
2766 Return
2671 Waxwings
2591 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2482 Thoreau in Italy
2398 The Bulldozer
2388 On a Theme by Frost
2370 Encounter
2125 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1517 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1202 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 209 Comments
972 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 111 Comments
671 Blue Winter
244 New England Mind
16 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 6 Comments


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