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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
19734 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5773 Glass
3970 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3521 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3354 Fair And Unfair
3053 Sheep
2980 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 72 Comments
2644 Return
2589 Waxwings
2536 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2415 Thoreau in Italy
2326 The Bulldozer
2317 On a Theme by Frost
2297 Encounter
2064 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1781 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 5 Comments
1331 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1117 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
656 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 110 Comments
565 Blue Winter
160 New England Mind


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