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Carpenter, Humphrey

Overview
Works: 149 works in 906 publications in 17 languages and 29,431 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Church history  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
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 )
139 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 4,283 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 )
41 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,242 libraries worldwide
"Nearly 2,000 entries and 136 illustrations."
The letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )
50 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,527 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 )
53 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,091 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 )
32 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 1,977 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Drawing on unpublished letters and diaries, the author examines the friendship between and the social and literary gatherings of Lewis, Tolkien, and Williams who laughingly called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 )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,850 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 )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Britten : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
24 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,244 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 )
26 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
Geniuses together : American writers in Paris in the 1920s by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Jesus by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
32 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in 8 languages and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Dennis Potter : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 604 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 )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Mr Majeika by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
As a rule, magic carpets don't turn up in schools, but this is exactly what happens when Class Three's new teacher flies in through the classroom window. Mr Majeika can behave just like any ordinary teacher if he wants to, but something has to be done about Hamish Bigmore, the class nuisance, and so he uses a little magic to turn him into a frog
The Oxford companion to children's literature by Daniel Hahn( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Es una edición revisada de The Oxford companion to Children's Literature de Humphrey Carpenter y Mari Prichard publicado en 1984
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 293 libraries worldwide
Mr Majeika and the music teacher by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
20 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Robert Runcie : the reluctant archbishop by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Here are the former Archbishop's opinions of the Pope, Terry Waite, the Falkland's War, Margaret Thatcher and the survival of the monarchy. Many other people are discussed include his controversial wife, Rosalind, who sheds light on this enigmatic character
The envy of the world : fifty years of the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3, 1946-1996 by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Written with unlimited access to the BBC's Written and Sound Archives, this book charts in detail the history of a very British institution and brings alive the personalities who have created the programmes
Mr Majeika and the haunted hotel by Humphrey Carpenter( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 224 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, H.
カーペンター, ハンフリー
ハンフリー・カーペンター
汉弗莱·卡彭特
Languages
English (464)
Spanish (19)
French (17)
Catalan (17)
German (13)
Japanese (11)
Polish (9)
Chinese (9)
Swedish (7)
Italian (5)
Finnish (4)
Czech (3)
Persian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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