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Humphreys, Emyr

Overview
Works: 123 works in 389 publications in 3 languages and 14,682 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Documentary television programs  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Interviews  Musical settings  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author, Lyricist
Classifications: PR6015.U478, 823.914
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Publications about Emyr Humphreys
Publications by Emyr Humphreys
Most widely held works by Emyr Humphreys
The Celts by Frank Delaney( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Follows the story of the Celts from their earliest roots through the flowering of their material culture, their religious beliefs and folklore, and their enduring heritage today. Includes reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands
A man's estate by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
27 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Hannah Ellis is thirty-five, unmarried and still living at Y Glyn, the family farm in Wales where she has been brought up by her mother and step-father, a forbidding man with a powerful hold on the neighbourhood. Loving her country, yet resenting the egotism of her family, she yearns for the return of her long-banished brother Philip, believing that he will rescue her from this bleak existence. But Hannah little realises that Philip's arrival is imminent, and is to herald enormous changes as he unwittingly ignites the passions and strengths of an unusually intertwined community
The Taliesin tradition : a quest for the Welsh identity by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Bonds of attachment by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Unconditional surrender by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 libraries worldwide
As World War II comes to a close, alliances start shifting in a Welsh village. The local pastor and his wife draw closer to the displaced German countess, distancing themselves from their jingoistic parishioners, while their daughter looks at a young German POW in a different light
Outside the house of Baal by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
13 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
An absolute hero by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 libraries worldwide
A toy epic by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 libraries worldwide
?A Toy Epic is the story of three boys moving towards the threshold of adult life in the 1930s. From differing backgrounds their lives cross and touch until they become firm friends. ?Each of them, Michael, Albie and Iorwerth, take up the story in turn, creating their own particular world and contriubting to the composite picture of life in ‘one of the four corners of Wales'. ?Significantly, A Toy Epic is Wales' most important war novel, the dominant central theme of the book. It is framed by the two World Wars, and their shadows, one gone and one looming, colour the novel dark. War is the ul
Open secrets by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Flesh and blood by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Set in North Wales at the beginning of the century, this is the story of Amy Parry, who is brought up in the home of her uncle, a lay preacher battling with poverty and disappointment Amy emerges from demure childhood to impatient adolescence in a stratified society, divided by racial and cultural barriers
The anchor tree by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Hear and forgive by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
15 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and French and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Collected poems by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Jones : a novel by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Tijdens een slapeloze nacht overdenkt een man uit Wales zijn leven, dat mede door zijn besluiteloosheid teleurstellend en eenzaam is
The best of friends by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Old people are a problem by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Salt of the earth by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Presents information about the Hollywood film, "Salt of the Earth" and the CD-ROM about the film. Notes that the film was made during the height of the McCarthy era by a group of blacklisted filmmakers. Explains that the CD-ROM contains the film; the screenplay in English, Spanish, French, and German; as well as background material of the making of the film. Posts contact information for the New York City office of Organa, which sells the CD-ROM, via mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail
Ancestor worship : four poems of Emyr Humphreys for baritone and piano by Alun Hoddinott( score )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
National winner by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Flesh and blood by Emyr Humphreys( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
This is the tale of Amy Parry. It begins as she travels home as a baby. As she continues her journey through life, she savours the full subtle flavours and rich textures of a way of life that has now all but vanished from the principality of Wales
 
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Alternative Names
Emyr Humphreys British writer
Emyr Humphreys Brits schrijver
Emyr Humphreys scrittore britannico
Humphreys, Emyr
エマー・ハンフリーズ
Languages
English (193)
French (4)
Welsh (3)
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