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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
19490 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5006 Glass
3666 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3295 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3123 Fair And Unfair
2783 Sheep
2424 Return
2353 Waxwings
2330 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2323 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 100 Comments
2229 Thoreau in Italy
2153 On a Theme by Frost
2136 Encounter
2135 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 65 Comments
2093 The Bulldozer
2013 New England Mind
1907 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1200 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
857 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
748 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
227 Blue Winter


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