Francis Scarfe (1911-1986 / South Shields, England)
Francis Scarfe was an English poet, critic and novelist, who became an academic, translator and Director of the British Institute in Paris.
He was born in South Shields; he was brought up from a young age at the Royal Merchant Seaman's Orphanage. He was educated at Durham University and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. He then studied at the Sorbonne.
While in Paris he wrote ... more »
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- Kitchen Poem
- Ode in Honour
- The Clock
- The Grotto
- The Merry Window
- The Window
- Tyne Dock