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Brown, Christy 1932-1981

Overview
Works: 94 works in 571 publications in 16 languages and 9,120 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Biography  Autobiographical fiction  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6052.R5894, 791.4372
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Down all the days by Christy Brown( Book )

68 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 8 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is Dublin in the forties and fifties, down all the days of its suffering and joys. Coarse, brutal, boozing, fornicating Catholic Dublin of the back streets and seedy pubs; with its splendours and miseries, its enormous zest for living
The poems of Christy Brown by Christy Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild grow the lilies by Christy Brown( Book )

23 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and Dutch and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadat zijn vriendin hem heeft verlaten zoekt een Ierse journalist troost in een bordeel in Dublin en ontmoet daar een aantal zonderlinge mensen
A shadow on summer by Christy Brown( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of the author, this novel tells the story of a crippled Irish author who moves to suburban Connecticut to finish his second book
Background music; poems by Christy Brown( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of snails and skylarks : poems by Christy Brown( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My left foot by Christy Brown( Book )

118 editions published between 1927 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christy Brown (f 1932), en stærkt handicappet spastiker, der først som 6-årig opnåede kontakt med sine omgivelser, fortæller om sin barndom og opvækst blandt 12 søskende
A promising career by Christy Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Christy Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christy Brown : the life that inspired My Left Foot by Georgina Louise Hambleton( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christy Brown was severely disabled from birth with cerebral palsy and unable to use any part of his body other than his left foot. Doctors said he was a mental defective and that he would never be able to lead any kind of normal life; Christy proved them wrong. This is the first authorized biography of Christy Brown, written with the help of his surviving family members and artists who knew him well. It tells the astonishing story of Christy's struggle with his disability and his development as an artist, author, and poet, beginning with his mother teaching him to read and write using chalk on the worn floor of their small family home. Christy's memoir My Left Foot was published in 1954 and later made into an Academy Award-winning film starring Daniel Day-Lewis, while his bestselling novel Down All the Days was described by the Irish Times as "the most important novel since Ulysses." Using previously unpublished letters and poems, this book marks Christy Brown's importance as a writer and celebrates his indomitable spirit. His story is an inspiration, proving that an individual with hope and determination may overcome almost impossible odds
My Left Foot : the Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

53 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Christy Brown, an artist paralyzed by cerebral palsy
Come softly to my wake: the poems of Christy Brown by Christy Brown( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mein linker Fuss by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Alter von vier Jahren kann Christy Brown, zehntes Kind einer irischen Arbeiterfamilie in den 30er Jahren des vergangenen Jahrhunderts, sich nicht mehr bewegen. Der Arzt diagnostiziert zerebrale Kinderlähmung. Zu dieser Zeit scheint das Schicksal eines derart behinderten Jungen vorherbestimmt, aber Christy entdeckt, dass er seinen linken Fuss bewegen kann. Unterstützt durch seine Mutter entwickelt er die Fähigkeit, mit seinem Fuss zu schreiben und zu malen und seine Bilder sind so schön, dass sie bald ausgestellt werden und sich alle Welt um das "Wunderkind" reisst. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Down all the days by Christy Brown( Recording )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pushed around the streets of Dublin by his boisterous brothers, the small crippled occupant of a boxcar is silent witness to the city's joys and woes. Fully possessed of the thoughts and feelings of his sprawling family, he is the focal figure of the novel which relates his searing childhood and coming of age. Includes strong language and sex. 1970
Christy Brown's My left foot by Wendy Beckett( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading a screenplay - Outline of the screenplay/film - Differences between film and screenplay - Structure - Plot and sub-plots - Language - Characterisation - Film production techniques - Exam-questions
Ein Faß voll Leben : Roman by Christy Brown( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Min venstre fod by Christy Brown( Recording )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in Danish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracle en Irlande. (My left foot) by Christy Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champ : wide retriever by Christy Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The childhood story of Christy Brown: (previously entitled My left foot) by Christy Brown( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Christy Brown : the life that inspired My Left Foot
Alternative Names
Brown, Christy 1932-1981

Christy Brown artiste-peintre et un poète irlandais

Christy Brown escritor y pintor irlandés

Christy Brown irischer Maler und Autor

Christy Brown Irish artist

Christy Brown schrijver uit Ierland (1932-1981)

Christy Brown scrittore, pittore e poeta irlandese

Kristijs Brauns

Κρίστι Μπράουν ζωγράφος, συγγραφέας, ποιητής

Браун, Кристи

כריסטי בראון

כריסטי בראון סופר אירי

کریستی براون

კრისტი ბრაუნი

브라운, 크리스티

クリスティ・ブラウン

ブラウン,クリスティ

克里斯蒂·布朗 Irish artist

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Wild grow the liliesA shadow on summerMy left footChristy Brown : the life that inspired My Left FootChamp : wide retrieverChristy Brown : the life that inspired My Left Foot