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6 edition of Elsie Dinsmore found in the catalog.

Elsie Dinsmore

by Martha Finley

  • 329 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Religious - Christian,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - Religious,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Religious / Christian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8459845M
    ISBN 101417903449
    ISBN 109781417903443

    Elsie's Holiday at Roselands (The Original Elsie Dinsmore Collection) by Martha Finley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Elsie, young and motherless, has never met her father and is being raised by her father’s family. As a strong Christian, she has many trials within the unbelieving family. Her greatest comforts are her faith and her mammy, Chloe. Finally, her father returns home. Will her father love her? Will her father learn to love Jesus? First Page: ELSIE.

    results for elsie dinsmore books Save elsie dinsmore books to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow elsie dinsmore books to . Due to Values Dissonance and the resultant Unfortunate Implications found in these novels by modern audiences, at the Turn of the Millennium Mission City Press published an adaptation of the series, A Life of Faith — Elsie Dinsmore, that toned down the racism and parental abuse featured in the original ran for eight books and was succeeded by two additional eight-book .

    "Elsie Dinsmore" is an impressive book -- it combines EVERYTHING that is bad about Christian fiction, Victorian fiction and children's books. Oh yes. Martha Finley's first drippy novel is really that bad. Even as a child, I recognized that this book was a spectacular stinker of the worst kind, focusing on a sugary little Pollyanna with an 4/5(71). Martha Finley (pen name, Martha Farquharson; Ap – Janu ) was an American teacher and author of numerous works for children, the best known being the volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years. Her books tend to be sentimental, with a strong emphasis on religious daughter of Presbyterian Notable works: Elsie Dinsmore series; Mildred .


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Martha Finley's Elsie Dinsmore novels were tremendously popular in the 19th century. They were intended to be wholesome, morals-filled reading for the young people of the Victorian era. In the 21st century, they provide a fascinating glimpse of the thought processes and beliefs of a long-gone generation, pre- and post Civil War/5().

Elsie Dinsmore is a thoroughly Christian book and an evangelical one. I have just read it for the first time as an elderly person, but I rather wish I had read it earlier.4/5(). One of those things is an Elsie Dinsmore book book series called Elsie Dinsmore, which focuses on the life of well, a young girl named Elsie DInsmore.

I read on its TVTropes page that not only does it contain a lot of things that would Ugh what a mess of epic proportions/5. The Elsie Dinsmore book Elsie Dinsmore book by Martha Finley includes books Elsie Dinsmore, Holidays at Roselands; A Sequel to Elsie Dinsmore, Elsie's Girlhood, and several more.

See the complete Elsie Dinsmore series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Elsie at Viamede, Book by Martha Finley. 97 Ratings 4 Reviews published 36 editions. Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore. These Author: Martha Finley.

Elsie Dinsmore, Book 1: Living at her uncle's plantation, our heroine is criticized harshly by her teacher and teased relentlessly by her cousins.

Will believing she's a /5(10). When they were published in the s, Finley's stories rivaled Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. Now a new generation will experience delight as. She is best known for her series of 28 books about Elsie Dinsmore, published between and The series tells the story of a child, Elsie Dinsmore, born with an instinct for good and evil as defined by the Puritan code.

Elsie Dinsmore Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Christian life -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Dinsmore, Elsie (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Family life -- Southern States -- Juvenile fiction Subject.

Elsie, young and motherless, has never met her father and is being raised by her father's family. As a strong Christian, she has many trials within the unbelieving family. Her greatest comforts are her faith and her mammy, Chloe.

Finally, her father returns home. No Christian novel series has elicited as much controversy as the infamous Elsie Dinsmore series by Martha Finley. Henry and Thomas Pynchon both mocked it, organizations like [the now defunct] Vision Forum promote it, many Christian readers think it's evil or (at the least) unsettling, and among homeschoolers it's currently enjoying a renaissance.

Elsie's Children (Elsie Dinsmore series) Finley, Martha (Farquharson), Illustrated by Peacock Published by London, UK: George Routledge, No Date, (ca.

), Presumed 1st Printing. Project Gutenberg off free ebooks for Kindle, iPad, Nook, Android, and iPhone. Books about Dinsmore, Elsie (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction (sorted by popularity).

Make Offer - Lot of 2 ELSIE’S DINSMORE Books by Martha Finley Antique Vintage six volumes of Elsie Dinsmore series by Martha Finley, A.L. Burt & Grosset+Golds $   Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore.

These nineteenth-century fictional chronicles of a beautiful young heiress in the Civil War South have 5/5(4). Martha Finley (Ap - Janu ) was a teacher and author of numerous works, the most well known being the 28 volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years/5(59).

Elsie Dinsmore is a book series written in the late ’s by southern authoress Martha Finley, capturing the life of 8-year-old Elsie who is oddly more upright and solid in her Christian faith than nearly any other adult character portrayed in the series.

We meet her in the overly-romanticized utopia of the pre-Civil War era, as a perfectly gorgeous child. afraid angry arms Arthur asked Aunt Adelaide Aunt Chloe beautiful Bible bressed caress cheek child chile copy-book cried darlin darling daugh dear papa delight Dinsmore's door drawing-room dressed Elsie answered Elsie's Enna exclaimed eyes face father fear feel give glad glance hand happy head heart hope hour kiss knee knew lady laughed lesson /5(26).

"Elsie Dinsmore" is an impressive book -- it combines EVERYTHING that is bad about Christian fiction, Victorian fiction and children's books. Oh yes. Martha Finley's first drippy novel is really that bad. Even as a child, I recognized that this book was a spectacular stinker of the worst kind, focusing on a sugary little Pollyanna with an 4/5(71).

The Paperback of the Elsie Dinsmore, Book 1 by Martha Finley at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Elsie Dinsmore Travilla is the central character of the Elsie Dinsmore novels. The series details Elsie's struggles to be a meek, gentle person with Christian values while everyone else around her seems to follow the ways of the world.

Elsie is the wife of Edward Travilla,with whom she shares eight children: Elsie, Horace Edward, Violet, Harold, Herbert, Lily, Rose, and Walter. Book 3: "Elsie's Girlhood" Back-cover summary: Elsie's father remarries, giving her a mother she adores - and a brother and a sister.

But not everybody has the young woman's best interests in mind! In this book of the Elsie Dinsmore series, Elsie receives a new mama and two precious siblings. Soon after Elsie's father's remarriage and her.You searched for: elsie dinsmore book! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

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