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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
19355 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
4882 Glass
3522 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3206 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3019 Fair And Unfair
2693 Sheep
2335 Return
2276 Waxwings
2262 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2125 Thoreau in Italy
2089 On a Theme by Frost
2060 Encounter
2027 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 92 Comments
1987 The Bulldozer
1926 New England Mind
1845 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1804 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 62 Comments
969 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
634 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 206 Comments
522 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
80 Blue Winter

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