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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
20049 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
6059 Glass
4286 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3883 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3575 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 73 Comments
3569 Fair And Unfair
3420 Sheep
2986 Return
2900 Waxwings
2788 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2605 Thoreau in Italy
2582 On a Theme by Frost
2581 The Bulldozer
2516 Encounter
2243 In Memoriam: Four Poets
2051 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1506 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 112 Comments
1392 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 209 Comments
933 Blue Winter
424 New England Mind
421 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 6 Comments


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