Comments about Edith Nesbit
archivetvmus71: The first episode of The Railway Children was broadcast on this day in 1968. The only BBC adaptation of Edith Nesbit's novel which still exists, it starred Ann Castle, Frederick Treves, Jenny Agutter, Neil McDermott, Gillian Bailey and Gordon Gostelow.
rlfwriters: Edith Nesbit, author and co-writer of over sixty books, is just one of the writers we've helped with a grant. Let us know if we can help you too.
(And right now, carrot cake, coffee and a good book looks like an excellent idea...)
rlfwriters: So true! Who are your bestie book buddies?
Edith Nesbit, author of 'The Railway Children', was a successful writer, AND needed financial help. We gave her two grants.
If you're a professional writer & struggling to pay the bills, please talk to us.
michelleeb: About to start reading The Enchanted Castle by Edith Nesbit - this copy is a bit battered because I’ve had it for forty years. I always loved this story best, and there was a TV series.
michelleeb: I always enjoyed The Enchanted Castle because I was scared by the statues/mannequins coming to life - which years later, I realised was followed through by Edith Nesbit’s short ghost story Man-Sized in Marble
GarsShortReads: 2. MAN-SIZE IN MARBLE, EDITH NESBIT.
Nesbit’s remembered for THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, but apparently she was also a member of the Golden Dawn, so we can probably add her to the list of people who bullied poor Willie Yeats.
PrincessHamira: Edith Nesbit's biography of Doris Langley-Moore was published in 1933. As a collector Doris maintained that 'A good specimen is one which is not only in sound condition and of nice quality, but which embodies the features of its period in an entirely representative way./2
WomenOfMagick: ⭐Glorious photo of Edith Nesbit.
johnsimkin: On this day in 1924 author and political activist, Edith Nesbit died.
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GavCross: Armchair Readings
The Mass for the Dead - By Edith Nesbit
A supernatural story for your Monday evening...
GlendaleLibrary: Your kids will love this show all about dragons! This show, reimagined from stories by Edith Nesbit, features three exciting, funny, and all-around entertaining tales of brave children who save their world from dragons… and a few more things along the way!
SleyHouse: Coming soon: Radio Dramas of classic horror stories from the likes of Edith Nesbit, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, MR James, Elizabet Gaskell, and more.
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mflibra: 1911 Rare 1stED - THE WONDERFUL GARDEN, Magic Spells from Language of Flowers' Book by Edith Nesbit.
mflibra: 1911 Rare 1stED - THE WONDERFUL GARDEN, Magic Spells from Language of Flowers' Book by Edith Nesbit.
AlienInterview: I love seeing these murals around South East London. I live at Hilly Fields, Brockley. I discovered the mural in Eltham yesterday during a visit to Well Hall Pleasaunce (former home of Edith Nesbit). A nearby train line inspired her most famous book "The Railway Children".
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SolomonWakeling: Edith Nesbit’s usage of the word “it” where we would use “they” to describe a group of male and female children is interesting:
“Are you all there?”
Everybody owned that it was there.
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fa13elle: “She’s an enchanted princess, like Sleeping Beauty or one of Marie Antoinette’s ladies in a history book.”
— Edith Nesbit, The Enchanted Castle (1907)
rlfwriters: We look forward to the model railways for novels by Elizabeth Gaskell, Edith Nesbit, Arthur Conan Doyle and Graham Greene, but never (we think, having read Andrew Martin on railway writers at
MichellBasler: In the Dark | Edith Nesbit | Full Audiobook
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SilM_DG: The Phoenix and the Carpet. Edith Nesbit. George Newnes Ltd, London, 1904. First edition.
JennieMacfie: The end of The Railway Children should be kept in mind all news organisations today > "I think that just now we are not wanted…" - "Delphi Complete…" by Edith Nesbit, Delphi Classics
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suatension: "I wish I'd never been born," she said, and she said it out loud. (Bobbie, The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit)
RomGothSam: 26) Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924)
You probably know Nesbit from her children's work but she is easily my favourite ghost-story writer from the period. Truly terrifying stories. 'The Shadow' is an intensely creepy place to start...
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SamAnorac: This collection of short stories are my favourites of Edith Nesbit’s work. And I had them all. My great Aunt had an attic full of Victorian and Edwardian books, childrens and adult, and I devoured the lot without mercy. The birth of magic realism is here…
SinbSinbad: The Despot by Edith Nesbit.
"...(S)He saw the wildlings flower more brave
And bright than any cultured slave;
Yet, since (s)he had not set them there,
(S)He hated them for being fair. ..."
NoemiBuratti: The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, first published in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen several times, most notably those of 1968, 1970 and 2000 with Jenny Agutter. It is a story of courage, strength of the heart, of a united family.
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JohnKittmer: Edith Nesbit’s springtime song learned in childhood comes to mind. We have a silver birch at our boundary. The bark is lovely as it peels.
“The silver birch is a dainty lady,
She wears a satin gown;
The elm tree makes the old churchyard shady,
She will not live in town.”
ColinWDMcLean: Despite being over 115 years old, this story (of the 'Sand Fairy' granting wishes) is proving very popular. Did you have a wish? - "Five Children And It, by Edith Nesbit - Chapter 01 - Beautiful As The Day" at
cfmemories: Kindly remind your children to join our children’s book club session which begins at exactly 12:00 PM WAT (UTC +1) TODAY.
The children will be discussing “The Railway Children” by Edith Nesbit.
Use this Zoom link to join
frankcottrell_b: And a reminder that Edith Nesbit is probably the best writer you’re ever gonna read
frankcottrell_b: Best piece I’ve read on Edith Nesbit
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ColinWDMcLean: Ever wanted a wish to come true? "Five Children And It, by Edith Nesbit - Chapter 01 - Beautiful As The Day" at
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DoxaconSeattle: Last-minute schedule change: Presv. Elizabeth can't present on Edith Nesbit: she's hopping Time Portals seeking a cure for the common cold (not Covid). She'll present at a Doxaday later this year.
cfmemories: CFM CHILDREN’S ONLINE BOOK CLUB FEBRUARY 2022
The first edition of our children’s book club holds next weekend. At the online session, the children will be discussing “The Railway Children” by Edith Nesbit.
The story concerns a family who move from London to 'The Three
RomGothSam: Well, a full day but I got to talk trans readings of Frankenstein, queer readings of Edith Nesbit's shadow, why Freud was an asshole and many of his theories and assumptions are garbage sauce, and about the very concept of the monstrous. A pretty good day, all in all.
RomGothSam: Tomorrow I'm teaching Edith Nesbit's The Shadow, Freud's The Uncanny, Frankenstein and Liverpool Poetry.
A bit all over the place but it makes for an interesting day!
girlmuseum: How do archives collect girl authors? In this interview series, we welcome curators and archivists to share how their institutions collect and utilize materials by girls who were or became published authors in their youth. Today, we look at the paper...
fangsitosi: The world needs a steampunk series crossover with Edith Nesbit books...
zeborah: Reviewed The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit on LibraryThing
kristinamcclend: ‘Just a whisper, half- heard
But our heart knows the word.
Edith Nesbit ‘The Promise of Spring’
Finally left the flat for a cinnamon bun and wander around town in the sunshine.
WhitworthMuseum: Due to unforseen circumstances, we have had to make a late change to tonight's guest speaker, so tonight's talk will now be “SCANDALS IN THE VICTORIAN ERA – THE LIFE OF EDITH NESBIT” by Lavinia Todd, the author of the book 'The Railway Children'.
GavCross: Tonight’s Nasty Little Story:
9pm - free
PhilipStott12: One of the delightful illustrations from Edith Nesbit's 'The Phoenix and the Carpet' (1903: Earnest Benn): '"We must show it a little attention," she said kindly.'
SolomonWakeling: In 1913 Edith Nesbit said “It is astonishing how little harm comes to children through books” and said that from the age of 10+ they should be given the run of a good general library. A century later and we’re still having the same conversations.
AkmalJa39078483: John Charrington’s Wedding illustrated by Edith Nesbit
MaxHomo: When people try to argue that political art never actually achieves anything in the real world, I always mention Edith Nesbit's 1905 novel The Railway Children, and ask them if there are currently any railways made out of children.
frankcottrell_b: What's the earliest use of "woke" in the fashionable sense?
I've got a ref to "waked up women" giving Edith Nesbit a hard time for being anti suffrage in Wilshire's Magazine January 1909.
AlvinPugh7: [Download] Free Ebook PDF THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (Illustrated) by Edith Nesbit
qikipedia: Edith Nesbit, author of The Railway Children, was one of nine founding members of the Fabian Society and named her third child Fabian in its honour.
johnsimkin: Hubert Bland and his wife Edith Nesbit (author of the Railway Children) along with their Quaker friend Edward Pease, in January 1884, helped form the Fabian debating group.
frryanwhitley: This afternoon I tackled Edith Nesbit’s 1893 classic and harrowing tale, “Man-Size in Marble.” There’s much more to this story than can be gleaned at a first reading, and I’m grateful to M. Grant Kellermeyer’s introductory comments in his annotated edition.
Photo by: J. Garland
AkmalJa39078483: Wet Magic illustrated by Edith Nesbit
blogmywiki: This tells me that Edith Nesbit and Lionel Jeffries were geniuses who understood children and adults alike like almost no other writer or film-maker.
blogmywiki: Climbing the wooden hill, it occurs to me that our house, not far from where Edith Nesbit lived, was built shortly before The Railway Children was published. We still have visible shards of its original wallpaper. What family dramas have they witnessed?
MrRayNewman: Reading ‘The Story of the Amulet’ by Edith Nesbit and enjoying it's portrait of Edwardian London already: “...Kentish Town Road where the trams rush up and down like mad at all hours of the day and night, and seem as though, if anything, they would rather run over you than not.”
MelissaMakala: This is the time for ghost stories and you can't go wrong with an Edith Nesbit story. I read one every Xmas eve. Here's a great audio recording of some of her best:
HayleyScreamsAh: Found out the author of the railway children was a committed socialist, big up Edith Nesbit and down with Enid Blyton
Arena_Theatre: Playing the role of Edith in The Shadow by E. Nesbit is Alex Lacey. Alex trained at Warwick University. As well as acting, Alex works as a writer and also sings.
cutbellyfatfast: PUBLIC DOMAIN NOVELS : THE MAGIC WORLD BY EDITH NESBIT
cutbellyfatfast: PUBLIC DOMAIN NOVELS : THE PHEONIX AND THE CARPET BY EDITH NESBIT
stoneandthestar: I love contemporary references to Sherlock Holmes. (Edith Nesbit, in 1907, making one of her characters in The Enchanted Castle say "I see something old Sherlock Holmes never saw, nor that idiot Watson, either")
radioinactivity: [DGS2/GAA2 SPOILERS]
“Could my love keep out the cold and shut the creeping sorrows out”
To Iris - Edith Nesbit
UKGSFestival: Ghost Story of the Day - Number 17 by Edith Nesbit...
"The Shadow" by Edith Nesbit // "The most horrid ghost-story I ever heard was one that was quite silly." //
Gert: Edith Nesbit lived here. Very inspiring. Perhaps that's why I walked along the railway line. Although she died before it was built
MorbidPodcast: Every Halloween, Hallie reads a creepy story to celebrate! This year we present The Power of Darkness by Edith Nesbit. Enjoy, and Happy Halloween!