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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
19719 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5758 Glass
3954 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3507 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3343 Fair And Unfair
3029 Sheep
2897 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 72 Comments
2622 Return
2579 Waxwings
2527 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2404 Thoreau in Italy
2308 On a Theme by Frost
2305 The Bulldozer
2289 Encounter
2055 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1676 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 5 Comments
1286 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1105 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
550 Blue Winter
534 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 110 Comments
149 New England Mind


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