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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
19281 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
4796 Glass
3423 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3127 Hallelujah: A Sestina
2946 Fair And Unfair
2606 Sheep
2261 Return
2228 Waxwings
2195 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2022 On a Theme by Frost
2018 Thoreau in Italy
2007 Encounter
1930 The Bulldozer
1840 New England Mind
1803 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1688 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 85 Comments
1525 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 56 Comments
785 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 4 Comments
592 Blue Winter
525 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 201 Comments
360 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments


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