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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
19905 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5918 Glass
4136 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3668 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3481 Fair And Unfair
3263 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 73 Comments
3241 Sheep
2827 Return
2750 Waxwings
2644 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2538 Thoreau in Italy
2457 The Bulldozer
2448 On a Theme by Frost
2429 Encounter
2179 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1749 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1264 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 209 Comments
1167 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 112 Comments
758 Blue Winter
302 New England Mind
134 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 6 Comments

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