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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
19292 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
4811 Glass
3445 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3141 Hallelujah: A Sestina
2965 Fair And Unfair
2616 Sheep
2274 Return
2236 Waxwings
2207 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2037 Thoreau in Italy
2036 On a Theme by Frost
2019 Encounter
1937 The Bulldozer
1859 New England Mind
1807 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1747 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 85 Comments
1577 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 56 Comments
820 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
611 Blue Winter
547 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 201 Comments
382 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments


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