WorldCat Identities

Carpenter, Humphrey

Overview
Works: 157 works in 804 publications in 8 languages and 29,770 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Encyclopedias  Church history  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Adapter, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6039.O32, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Humphrey Carpenter Publications about Humphrey Carpenter
Publications by  Humphrey Carpenter Publications by Humphrey Carpenter
posthumous Publications by Humphrey Carpenter, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Humphrey Carpenter
Tolkien : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
109 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authorized biography of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the epic "The Lord of the Rings."
The Oxford companion to children's literature by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
42 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 3,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nearly 2,000 entries and 136 illustrations."
Mr Majeika by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
92 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Mr. Majeika takes his class to the circus and creates some magical mayhem, he disappears and his students can't find him
The letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R Tolkien ( Book )
35 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected letters discuss his books, their meanings, his interests and also reveal his view of the world
W.H. Auden, a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
46 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates events and anecdotes of the poet's life, based on his journal, notebooks, and letters
The Inklings : C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, and their friends by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
25 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawing on unpublished letters and diaries, the author examines the friendship between and the social and literary gatherings of Lewis, Tolkien, and Williams who laughingly called themselves the Inklings
Secret gardens : a study of the golden age of children's literature by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the lives and writings of the Golden Age authors--from Alice in Wonderland to Winnie-the-Pooh
A serious character : the life of Ezra Pound by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benjamin Britten : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
22 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Britten, considered to be one of the greatest composers and musicians of the 20th century
The brideshead generation : Evelyn Waugh and his friends by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the role of the writer in society and literary influences, questioning attitudes toward religion, politics, and sexuality, and comes to some disturbing conclusions about Waugh, the artist and Waugh the man
Geniuses together : American writers in Paris in the 1920s by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jesus by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
14 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dennis Potter a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An authorized biography of the prolific and sometimes controversial author of "The Singing Detective," chronicles his life and career
Spike Milligan : the biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
OUDS : a centenary history of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, 1885-1985 by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Runcie : the reluctant archbishop by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oxford children's A to Z of music by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A great, silly grin : the British satire boom of the 1960s by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Looking back from an era in which Americans rely upon comedians for the most up-to-the minute social and political commentary (think Jay Leno, Saturday Night Live, or The Onion), how did it happen that we came to trust the sideways glance, the knowing aside, and the dead-on impersonation to tell us something about the world that straight headlines fail to do? The answer, as Humphrey Carpenter shows in this informative and uproarious book, is that we owe it all to our cousins across the Atlantic
The angry young men : a literary comedy of the 1950s by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om de vrede unge mænd i engelsk litteratur i 1950erne: Bl.a. Kingsley Amis, John Osborne, Colin Wilson, John Braine og John Wain
That was satire that was : Beyond the fringe, The Establishment Club, Private eye, That was the week that was by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.06 for The Oxford ... to 1.00 for The habit ...)
Alternative Names
Carpenter, Humphrey, 1946-
Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie
Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie, 1946-2005
Kabente, Hanfulei.
カーペンター, ハンフリー
Languages
English (451)
German (13)
Spanish (13)
French (10)
Catalan (9)
Swedish (7)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
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