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Mitchell, Adrian 1932-2008

Overview
Works: 290 works in 855 publications in 4 languages and 19,736 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Fairy tales  History  Poetry  Picture books  Historical drama  Historical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Translator, Lyricist, Performer, Editor, Adapter, Other, Author of screenplay, Writer of accompanying material, Recipient, Scenarist, Redactor
Classifications: PZ8.A542, E
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Publications about Adrian Mitchell
Publications by Adrian Mitchell
Publications by Adrian Mitchell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Adrian Mitchell
Blackbird singing : poems and lyrics, 1965-1999 by Paul McCartney( Book )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,431 libraries worldwide
To actually read Paul McCartney's poems, whether exuberant love ballads or poignant messages of deepest grief, is to revel in the sheer power of language and to appreciate the electrifying confluence of dream and song. Indeed, his words are as pure and magical as we remember them. Here, in his first collection of poems and lyrics, McCartney emerges with a dreamlike yet thoroughly mature voice that confirms his stature as one of the most original and best-loved poets of our time. Inspired by his late wife, Linda McCartney, Blackbird Singing gives us extraordinary access to the inner life of one of the most influential figures of twentieth-century culture. The poems here demonstrate, against an acknowledgment of the solitariness of existence, an irrepressible belief in the power of words and music "to take a sad song and make it better."--Publisher description
Nobody rides the unicorn by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Having been used by the King to trick a unicorn into imprisonment, Zoe decides to set him free again
The persecution and assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as performed by the inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade; [a play] by Peter Weiss( Book )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
This 1963 play, first published in German, is set in the historical Charenton Asylum in 1808. It depicts a play performed by the inmates, and directed by the Marquis de Sade (himself an inmate) which depicts the events of the French Revolution during 1793. The play incorporates songs and music, but is not a musical
The odyssey by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 611 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Homer's epic that describes the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story
The snow queen : a play with songs by Adrian Mitchell( file )
10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
A dramatic adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale of friendship and loyalty
The Mammoth sails tonight! : a play with songs by Adrian Mitchell( file )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
The Mammoth, the greatest sailing ship ever built, is to carry Princess Alysoun to Scotland to marry King Andrew the Bold, but instead she falls in love with Sir Patrick Spens and goes on a wild adventure that involves time warps, icebergs, trolls and skulduggery
Fuente Ovejuna ; Lost in a mirror by Lope de Vega( file )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Plays with songs : Tyger two ; Man Friday ; Satie day/night ; In the unlikely event of an emergency by Adrian Mitchell( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Includes the plays Tyger Two, Satie-Day/Night, Man Friday and In the Unlikely Event of an EmergencyFour plays with music. In Tyger Two, William Blake continues his fight against fashionable fools. Satie-Day/Night celebrates Eric Satie. Man Friday offers Friday's view of the empire-building Crusoe. The Unlikely Event of an Emergency takes us for a bumpy ride on the worst airliner in the world
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss( visu )
16 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 485 libraries worldwide
"The infamous Marquis de Sade, confined to an asylum, directs the other inmates in a re-enactment of the bloody assassination of French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat"--Container
Twice my size by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Beginning with a tiny ladybug, one animal after another frolics with a friend that is twice as big as the one before
The ugly duckling by H. C Andersen( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan
Shapeshifters : tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Recreated from Ovid's "Metamorphoses," these stories, ballads, and headline news articles let the Minotaur, King Midas, Arachne, Bacchus, Persephone, and many more haunting figures walk the Earth once more
Our mammoth by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 libraries worldwide
The Gumble twins discover a mammoth frozen inside an iceberg at the beach and take it home for a pet
Out loud by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Four tales from Beatrix Potter : orchestral suites by Stephen McNeff( file )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Our mammoth goes to school by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
The Gumble twins take their pet mammoth to school, causing quite a spectacle both there and on the class trip to the animal park
Blue coffee : poems, 1985-1996 by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Ever since Out Loud in 1968, Adrian Mitchell has been one of Europe's bestselling poets. His poetry's simplicity, clarity, passion and humour show his allegiance to a vital, popular tradition embracing William Blake as well as the Border Ballads and the blues. His most nakedly political poems - about nuclear war, Vietnam, prisons and racism - have become part of the folklore of the Left, sung and recited at demonstrations and mass rallies. Bloodaxe already publishes Adrian Mitchell's Greatest Hits - his 'forty Golden Greats'. This new book brings together the poems he has written since his last collection, On the Beach at Cambridge, appeared in 1985. It will be followed in 1997 by Heart on the Left: Poems 1953-1984, making all his work available in the year of his 65th birthday
The Baron rides out : the adventures of Baron Munchausen as he told them to Adrian Mitchell by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Retells Baron Munchausen's boastful account of his amazing adventures as he travels around the world
The steadfast tin soldier by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Retells the perilous adventures of a one-legged toy soldier in love with a paper-doll ballet dancer
For Beauty Douglas : Adrian Mitchell's collected poems, 1953-79 by Adrian Mitchell( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
 
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Adrian Mitchell Brits auteur
Adrian Mitchell écrivain britannique
Adrian Mitchell englischer Schriftsteller
Adrian Mitchell escritor británico
Adrian Mitchell poeta, romanziere e drammaturgo inglese
Adrian Mitchell scriitor britanic
Apeman Mudgeon
Apeman, Mudgeon, 1932-
Apeman Mudgeon 1932-2008
Mitchell, Adrian, 1932-
Mudgeon, Apeman
Митчелл, Эдриан
أدريان ميتشيل كاتب بريطاني
آدریان میچل
エイドリアン・ミッチェル
ミッチェル, エイドリアン
Languages
English (185)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
Portuguese (1)
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