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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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18999 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
8499 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
4555 Glass
3105 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
2933 Hallelujah: A Sestina
2815 Fair And Unfair
2457 Sheep
2095 Return
2087 Waxwings
2047 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
1890 On a Theme by Frost
1864 Encounter
1849 Thoreau in Italy
1820 The Bulldozer
1716 New England Mind
1662 In Memoriam: Four Poets
865 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 74 Comments
844 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 51 Comments
396 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 2 Comments
305 Blue Winter
261 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 197 Comments


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