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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
19770 Symbol Comments and analysis of Symbol by Robert Francis 1 Comment
5810 Glass
4024 Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears Comments and analysis of Paper Men To Air Hopes And Fears by Robert Francis 2 Comments
3562 Hallelujah: A Sestina
3393 Fair And Unfair
3091 Sheep
3065 Summons Comments and analysis of Summons by Robert Francis 72 Comments
2716 Return
2627 Waxwings
2560 Squash in Blossom Comments and analysis of Squash in Blossom by Robert Francis 1 Comment
2451 Thoreau in Italy
2363 The Bulldozer
2354 On a Theme by Frost
2335 Encounter
2094 In Memoriam: Four Poets
1886 Silent Poem Comments and analysis of Silent Poem by Robert Francis 6 Comments
1443 Glass Comments and analysis of Glass by Robert Francis 2 Comments
1158 Farm Boy After Summer Comments and analysis of Farm Boy After Summer by Robert Francis 209 Comments
850 Catch Comments and analysis of Catch by Robert Francis 111 Comments
623 Blue Winter
206 New England Mind


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