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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
19637 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5685 Glass
3878 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3438 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3300 Fair And Unfair
2952 Sheep
2672 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 69 Comments
2555 Return
2513 Waxwings
2474 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2341 Thoreau in Italy
2268 On a Theme by Frost
2259 Encounter
2245 The Bulldozer
2008 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1533 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
1166 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1015 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
447 Blue Winter
142 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 106 Comments
102 New England Mind


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