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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
19165 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
4708 Glass
3297 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3044 Hallelujah: A Sestina
2890 Fair And Unfair
2561 Sheep
2202 Return
2182 Waxwings
2147 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
1966 Thoreau in Italy
1963 Encounter
1963 On a Theme by Frost
1889 The Bulldozer
1788 New England Mind
1743 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1331 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 77 Comments
1275 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 54 Comments
631 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
490 Blue Winter
396 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 199 Comments
153 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments


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