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Carpenter, Humphrey

Overview
Works: 144 works in 857 publications in 16 languages and 29,370 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Encyclopedias  Church history  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6039.O32, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Humphrey Carpenter
Publications by Humphrey Carpenter
Publications by Humphrey Carpenter, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Humphrey Carpenter
Tolkien : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
129 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 4,266 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 3,345 libraries worldwide
"Nearly 2,000 entries and 136 illustrations."
The letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )
58 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,581 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 )
51 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,107 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 )
28 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 1,990 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Drawing on unpublished letters and diaries, the author examines the friendship between and the social and literary gatherings of Lewis, Tolkien, and Williams who laughingly called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 )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,865 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 )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Britten : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
25 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 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 )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,179 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
Mr Majeika by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
55 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
When St. Barty's School have their bookweek, Mr Majeika magically brings to life the characters from the pages of each book and, after a chaotic struggle, manages to get them back into their books
Geniuses together : American writers in Paris in the 1920s by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Jesus by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
31 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 933 libraries worldwide
Dennis Potter : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 612 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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 470 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 295 libraries worldwide
Robert Runcie : the reluctant archbishop by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Mr Majeika and the music teacher by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in Catalan and English and held by 250 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 234 libraries worldwide
Explains 300 musical terms, and provides special features on key topics, including instruments, jazz, pop and rock, world music and orchestra. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
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 229 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
Mr Majeika and the haunted hotel by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Carpenter, Humphrey, 1946-
Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie
Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie, 1946-2005
Humphrey Carpenter biógrafo, escritor y locutor de radio británico
Humphrey Carpenter britisk skribent
Humphrey Carpenter Brits schrijver
Humphrey Carpenter brittisk författare
Humphrey Carpenter écrivain britannique
Humphrey Carpenter englischer Schriftsteller und Biograph
Humphrey Carpenter scrittore britannico
Kabente, Hanfulei.
Χάμφρεϊ Κάρπεντερ Βιογράφος
Хамфри Карпентер
カーペンター, ハンフリー
汉弗莱·卡彭特
Languages
English (442)
Spanish (22)
French (17)
Catalan (17)
German (13)
Italian (9)
Chinese (9)
Polish (8)
Swedish (7)
Finnish (4)
Dutch (4)
Czech (3)
Persian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
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