Francis Child

Standard Name: Child, Francis


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Anthologization Anna Gordon
From these appearances in print, AG 's songs took a key place in the Scottish ballad revival. They accounted for twenty-seven of the A texts in Francis James Child 's five volumes of English and...
Friends, Associates Mary Cowden Clarke
Their visitors at Nice included the Chaucerian Francis Child , the American writer Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Farrar , and the political activist Richard Cobden .
Clarke, Mary Cowden. My Long Life. Dodd, Mead.
MCC continued to delight in new acquaintances until late...
Literary responses Anna Gordon
Later commentators have endorsed their praise. The pre-eminent collector Francis J. Child thought no ballads superior to AG 's; more recently, Ruth Perry called her work a magnificent repertoire, selected brilliantly and rendered fully, each...


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