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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
19694 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5734 Glass
3933 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3488 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3328 Fair And Unfair
3005 Sheep
2808 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 71 Comments
2598 Return
2558 Waxwings
2511 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2389 Thoreau in Italy
2295 On a Theme by Frost
2285 The Bulldozer
2282 Encounter
2040 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1617 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
1230 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1089 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
518 Blue Winter
364 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 108 Comments
134 New England Mind


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