Francesca French

Standard Name: French, Francesca

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Mildred Cable
While MC and Evangeline (Eva) French were home on furlough, Cable met Evangeline's younger sister Francesca . The three women became a three-fold cord, which could not easily be broken.
Cable, Mildred, and Francesca French. Something Happened. Hodder and Stoughton, 1933.
110
Warner, Marina, Mildred Cable, and Francesca French. “Introduction”. The Gobi Desert, Beacon Press, 1987, p. xi - xxi.
xiv
Friends, Associates Helen Waddell
Friends from HW 's time at Somerville included Maude Clarke , whom she had known as a child and whose Oxford position had been one of the incentives to go there, and archaelogist Helen Lorimer
Occupation Mildred Cable
MC and Evangeline and Francesca French began their nomadic travels as itinerant missionaries, teaching Christianity throughout the provinces of Shensi, Kansu, Mongolia and Sinkiang, the Great Northwest of China.
Cable, Mildred, and Francesca French. Through Jade Gate and Central Asia. Constable, 1927.
1-2
Occupation Mildred Cable
MC and Evangeline and Francesca French made another journey, of over 6,000 miles, from Suchow to London via the Gobi Desert, Russia, and the rest of Europe for one of their leaves in England.
Cable, Mildred, and Francesca French. Through Jade Gate and Central Asia. Constable, 1927.
169, 301
Occupation Mildred Cable
MC and Evangeline and Francesca French rented a flat in Hampstead, to help their missionary work for organisations including the British and Foreign Bible Society , the China Inland Mission , and the Salvation Army .
Platt, William James. Three Women. Hodder & Stoughton, 1964.
190-1
Author summary Mildred Cable
China provided a centre not only for MC 's life but also for her writing. Of her nineteen works, published in the first half of the twentieth century, most describe her experiences as a traveller...
Residence Mildred Cable
During a period of civil unrest in China, MC and Evangeline and Francesca French returned home on leave to London via Siberia, Moscow, and Berlin.
Platt, William James. Three Women. Hodder & Stoughton, 1964.
174-6
Residence Mildred Cable
MC and Evangeline and Francesca French were ordered to leave China permanently, along with all other foreigners, because of the Sino-Japanese war.
Warner, Marina, Mildred Cable, and Francesca French. “Introduction”. The Gobi Desert, Beacon Press, 1987, p. xi - xxi.
xvi
Platt, William James. Three Women. Hodder & Stoughton, 1964.
187
Textual Production Mildred Cable
The Story of Topsy, Little Lonely of Central Asia, a children's book by MC and Francesca French , was published.
Warner, Marina, Mildred Cable, and Francesca French. “Introduction”. The Gobi Desert, Beacon Press, 1987, p. xi - xxi.
xviii
Textual Production Mildred Cable
This book arose from MC 's experiences at the first mission she visited in China. While she retains sole authorship, MC acknowledges the important role of the Frenchsisters in the book's production, saying...
Textual Production Mildred Cable
Most comment on The Gobi Desert disregards the question of its authorship in favour of discussing the three women's extraordinary lives together.
The confusion between the three is so great that the entry for MC
Textual Production Mildred Cable
With her ever-present collaborator Francesca French , MC also wrote books that were used by the Bible Society as instructional handbooks for new missionaries, including Ambassadors for Christ, 1935, and Towards Spiritual Maturity...
Textual Production Mildred Cable
Through Jade Gate and Central Asia, the second collaborative effort between MC and Francesca French , was published while they were on leave in England.
Cable, Mildred, and Francesca French. Through Jade Gate and Central Asia. Constable, 1927.
prelims
Textual Production Mildred Cable
MC and Francesca French published their most popular travel book, The Gobi Desert.
Warner, Marina, Mildred Cable, and Francesca French. “Introduction”. The Gobi Desert, Beacon Press, 1987, p. xi - xxi.
xviii
Textual Production Mildred Cable
MC and Francesca French published their last travel book, Journey with a Purpose, which documents their travels with Eva in Australia, New Zealand, and India.
Allen, Alexandra. Travelling Ladies. Jupiter, 1980.
224

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