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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
19542 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5051 Glass
3753 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3341 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3187 Fair And Unfair
2827 Sheep
2485 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 102 Comments
2464 Return
2417 Waxwings
2372 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2323 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 66 Comments
2271 Thoreau in Italy
2195 On a Theme by Frost
2181 Encounter
2150 The Bulldozer
1938 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1296 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
942 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
832 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 208 Comments
302 Blue Winter
6 New England Mind


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