Edith Nesbit

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Naixement 15 d'agost de 1858
Kennington
Mort 4 de maig de 1924(1924-05-04) (als 65 anys)
New Romney
Ocupació escriptora i escriptora de literatura infantil
Cònjuge Hubert Bland

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Edith Nesbit (Londres, 15 d'agost del 1858 - 4 de maig del 1924) fou una escriptora i poeta anglesa. Menor de sis germans, viatjà per Anglaterra, Espanya i França. Es casà als 21 anys amb Hubert Bland. Fundà la Sociedat Fabiana. Fou una de les primeres dones que fumaren en públic. Morí de càncer de pulmó. Escrigué terror, romanç, poesia, propaganda socialista, obres de teatre i ressenyes.[1]

Obres[modifica | modifica el codi]

Novel·les per infants[modifica | modifica el codi]

Sèrie Bastable[modifica | modifica el codi]

  • 1899 The Story of the Treasure Seekers
  • 1901 The Wouldbegoods
  • 1904 The New Treasure Seekers
  • 1928 The Complete History of the Bastable Family (posthumous omnibus of the three Bastable novels)

The Complete History is not the complete history. Some more stories about the Bastables are included in the 1905 story collection Oswald Bastable and Others.[2] The Bastables also appear in the 1902 adult novel The Red House.

Sèrie Psammead[modifica | modifica el codi]

Sèrie House of Arden[modifica | modifica el codi]

Altres novel·les per a infants[modifica | modifica el codi]

Novel·les per adults[modifica | modifica el codi]

  • 1885 The Prophet's Mantle (com a Fabian Bland)[3]
  • 1886 Something Wrong (com a Fabian Bland)[3]
  • 1896 The Marden Mystery (very rare; few if any copies have survived)
  • 1899 The Secret of the Kyriels
  • 1902 The Red House
  • 1906 The Incomplete Amorist
  • 1909 Salome and the Head (also published as The House With No Address)[2]
  • 1909 Daphne in Fitzroy Street
  • 1911 Dormant aka Rose Royal
  • 1916 The Incredible Honeymoon
  • 1922 The Lark

Històries per a ifnants[modifica | modifica el codi]

  • 1894 Miss Mischief
  • 1895 Tick Tock, Tales of the Clock
  • 1895 Pussy Tales
  • 1895 Doggy Tales
  • 1897 The Children's Shakespeare
  • 1897 Royal Children of English History
  • 1898 The Book of Dogs
  • 1899 Pussy and Doggy Tales
  • 1901 The Book of Dragons[4]
  • 1901 Nine Unlikely Tales
  • 1902 The Revolt of the Toys
  • 1903 The Rainbow Queen and Other Stories
  • 1903 Playtime Stories
  • 1904 The Story of Five Rebellious Dolls
  • 1904 Cat Tales
  • 1905 Oswald Bastable and Others
  • 1905 Pug Peter, King of Mouseland
  • 1907 Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare (reprint of The Children's Shakespeare)
  • 1908 The Old Nursery Stories
  • 1912 The Magic World

Històries per a adults[modifica | modifica el codi]

  • 1893 Something Wrong (horror stories)
  • 1893 Grim Tales (horror stories)
  • 1893 The Pilot
  • 1894 The Butler in Bohemia
  • 1896 In Homespun
  • 1897 Tales Told in Twilight (horror stories)
  • 1901 Thirteen Ways Home
  • 1903 The Literary Sense
  • 1906 Man and Maid
  • 1908 "The Third Drug", Strand Magazine, February 1908 – reimp`res en antologies com a "The Three Drugs"[5]
  • 1909 These Little Ones
  • 1910 Fear (horror stories)
  • 1923 To the Adventurous

No ficció[modifica | modifica el codi]

  • 1913 Wings and the Child, or, The Building of Magic Cities
  • 1966 Long Ago When I Was Young,[6] originally serialised in Girl's Own Paper 1896–97.[7]

Poesia[modifica | modifica el codi]

"The Time of Roses", ( 1890?)

  • 1886 "Lays and Legends"
  • 1887 "The Lily and the Cross"
  • 1887 "The Star of Bethlehem"
  • 1888 "The Better Part, and other poems"
  • 1888 "Landscape and Song"
  • 1888 "The Message of the Dove"
  • 1888 "All Round the Year"
  • 1888 "Leaves of Life"
  • 1889 "Corals and Sea Songs"
  • 1890 "Songs of Two Seasons"
  • 1892 "Sweet Lavender"
  • 1892 "Lays and Legends: Second Edition"
  • 1895 "Rose Leaves"
  • 1895 "A Pomander of Verse"
  • 1898 "Songs of Love and Empire"
  • 1901 "To Wish You Every Joy"
  • 1905 "The Rainbow and the Rose"
  • 1908 "Jesus in London"
  • 1883–1908 "Ballads and Lyrics of Socialism"
  • 1911 "Ballads and Verses of the Spiritual Life"
  • 1912 "Garden Poems"
  • 1922 "Many Voices"

Referències[modifica | modifica el codi]

  1. Holmes, John R. «Guide to Literary Masters and Their Works - E. Nesbit». Literary Reference Center, EBSCOhost, 2007. [Consulta: 28 octubre 2015].
  2. 2,0 2,1 Edith Nesbit a ISFDB
  3. 3,0 3,1 «Edith Nesbit». Spartacus Educational Publishers Ltd.. [Consulta: 11 gener 2015].
  4. "The Book of Dragons". ISFDB.
  5. "The Third Drug". ISFDB. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  6. «book lookup - Long ago when I was young». National Library of Australia. [Consulta: 11 gener 2015].
  7. «The sweet white flowers of memory». [Consulta: 11 gener 2015].
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