Many Voices

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The Floating Press, Apr 1, 2011 - Poetry - 97 pages
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Prolific British children's author E. (Edith) Nesbit penned several series of beloved action-adventure and fantasy tales for the younger set. In this collection, she shifts gears and brings together a collection of poetry. The poems in Many Voices are engaging enough to maintain the interest of younger audiences, but sophisticated enough to please parents, teachers, and other adult readers.
 

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Contents

Wedding Day
55
The Last Defeat
57
May Day
58
Gretna Green
59
The Eternal
61
I
62
II
64
Mary of Magdala
65

A Parting
20
The Gift of Life
21
Incompatibilities
22
The Stolen GodLazarus to Dives
23
Winter
26
SeaShells
27
Hope
28
The Prodigals Return
29
The Skylark
30
Saturday Song
32
The Champion
34
The Garden Refused
37
These Little Ones
38
The Despot
40
The Magic Ring
42
Philosophy
43
The Whirligig of Time
44
Magic
45
Windflowers
47
As it Is
48
Before Winter
49
The VaultAfter Sedgmoor
50
Surrender
52
Values
53
In the Peoples Park
54
The HomeComing
68
Age to Youth
69
In Age
70
White Magic
71
From the Portuguese
72
The Nest
76
The Old Magic
77
Faith
78
The Death of Agnes
80
In Trouble
81
Gratitude
83
At the Last
84
Fear
85
The Day of Judgment
86
A Farewell
87
In Hospital
88
Prayer in Time of War
89
At Parting
91
Invocation
92
In Time of War
94
The Fields of Flanders
95
Spring in WarTime
96
The Mothers Prayer
97
Inasmuch as Ye Did it Not
100
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English author Edith Nesbit's impressive body of work includes poems, plays, novels, and even ghost stories, however, she is best known for her beloved children's adventure stories, published under the name E. Nesbit. Among Nesbit's best-known works are The Story of the Treasure-Seekers, The Railway Children, The Wouldbegoods and Five Children and It. Nesbit's novels departed from the children's literary tradition of fantasy-worlds popularized by Lewis Carroll and Kenneth Grahame, and instead focused on the adventures to be had from real-life experiences. Nesbit's work inspired other writers like C. S. Lewis, P. L Travers, and J. K. Rowling, and many of her stories have been adapted for film and television. In addition to writing, Nesbit was an activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist group that provided the foundation for the modern British Labour Party. Nesbit died in 1924.

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