Robert Francis on humor in his poetry

Image

Robert Francis on humor in poetry.mp4

Title

Robert Francis on humor in his poetry

Subject

Francis, Robert, 1901-1987
Amherst (Mass.)
American poetry

Description

Amherst poet Robert Francis responds to the question, "How important is humor to your poems?" and talks about how poetry and humor are closely related as both surprise you with unexpected combinations.

Creator

Skillicorn, David

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

1979

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

from the Robert Francis Collection

Language

English

Type

Motion pictures

Original Format

1/2 inch EIAJ-1 tape

Duration

2 minutes 3 seconds

Compression

MPEG-4

Producer

Union Video Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Director

Filmed by Fain Gildea and David Skillicorn

Citation

Skillicorn, David, “Robert Francis on humor in his poetry,” Digital Amherst, accessed March 24, 2017, http://digitalamherst.org/items/show/2283.