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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
19592 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5104 Glass
3822 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3397 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3250 Fair And Unfair
2887 Sheep
2675 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 104 Comments
2510 Return
2496 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 67 Comments
2471 Waxwings
2430 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2310 Thoreau in Italy
2236 On a Theme by Frost
2233 Encounter
2204 The Bulldozer
1978 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1366 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
1055 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
914 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
364 Blue Winter
59 New England Mind

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