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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
19195 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
4762 Glass
3349 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3074 Hallelujah: A Sestina
2921 Fair And Unfair
2576 Sheep
2232 Return
2208 Waxwings
2166 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
1993 Thoreau in Italy
1984 On a Theme by Frost
1978 Encounter
1912 The Bulldozer
1814 New England Mind
1758 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1504 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 80 Comments
1384 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 55 Comments
700 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
536 Blue Winter
445 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 199 Comments
246 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments


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