Nesbit, Edith (F)

b. 15 August 1858. d. 4 May 1924. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Prolific novelist, poet, journalist, and children’s writer. Alternative signature: “E. Nesbit.” Married writer Hubert Bland on 22 April 1880 then, after his death, Thomas Tucker on 20 February 1917. Nesbit was a socialist and was one of the founders, with Bland, of the Fabian Society. Nesbit and Bland also co-edited the Fabian Society’s journal *Today*. Converted from Anglicanism to Catholicism at the turn of the twentieth century. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 22
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Year Ago 1876 Good Words Poet 2624
Unofficial 1878 Good Words Poet 2762
Under the Tree 1878 Good Words Poet 2675
A Petition 1881 Good Words Poet 3894
For the XV. Nocturne, by F. Chopin 1883-05-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7550
Spring in Autumn 1883-07-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7559
Christmas Roses 1888-12 Woman’s World Poet 658
The Modern Judas 1889-05 Atalanta Poet 1929
The Soul to the Ideal 1889-07 Woman’s World Poet 674
Equal Love 1890 Woman’s World Poet 1061
The Dental Hospital 1891-10 Atalanta Poet 2159
Old Lovers 1892-10 Atalanta Poet 2225
Fairy-Land 1893-02 Atalanta Poet 2253
The Life-Lamp 1893-05 Atalanta Poet 2264
Autumn 1893-11 Atalanta Poet 2283
Medway Song 1894-08 Atalanta Poet 2310
The Blackbird in November 1894-11 Atalanta Poet 13864
Day and Night 1895-01 The Yellow Book Poet 799
The Lost Embassy 1895-02 Atalanta Poet 2328
The Woman’s Kingdom 1895-08 Atalanta Poet 2344
October 1895-10 Atalanta Poet 2350
The Ghost Bereft 1897-01 The Yellow Book Poet 1019