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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
19045 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
8561 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
4583 Glass
3154 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
2968 Hallelujah: A Sestina
2844 Fair And Unfair
2493 Sheep
2131 Return
2123 Waxwings
2073 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
1912 On a Theme by Frost
1892 Encounter
1876 Thoreau in Italy
1846 The Bulldozer
1751 New England Mind
1689 In Memoriam: Four Poets
996 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 74 Comments
954 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 51 Comments
453 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 2 Comments
357 Blue Winter
301 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 198 Comments


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