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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
19866 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5885 Glass
4099 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3633 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3456 Fair And Unfair
3191 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 73 Comments
3190 Sheep
2806 Return
2706 Waxwings
2618 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2514 Thoreau in Italy
2432 The Bulldozer
2420 On a Theme by Frost
2398 Encounter
2158 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1666 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1231 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 209 Comments
1087 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 112 Comments
709 Blue Winter
276 New England Mind
81 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 6 Comments


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