WorldCat Identities

Carpenter, Humphrey

Overview
Works: 186 works in 774 publications in 3 languages and 29,617 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Encyclopedias  Church history  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Adapter, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6039.O32, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Humphrey Carpenter Publications about Humphrey Carpenter
Publications by  Humphrey Carpenter Publications by Humphrey Carpenter
posthumous Publications by Humphrey Carpenter, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Humphrey Carpenter
Tolkien : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
73 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 3,828 WorldCat member 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 held by 3,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nearly 2,000 entries and 136 illustrations."
The letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R Tolkien ( Book )
32 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,458 WorldCat member 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 )
42 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,101 WorldCat member 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 )
23 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member 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Drawing on unpublished letters and diaries, the author examines the friendship between and the social and literary gatherings of Lewis, Tolkien, and Williams who laughingly called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 )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,885 WorldCat member 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 )
18 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Benjamin Britten : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,249 WorldCat member 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 )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member 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 )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jesus by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
13 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dennis Potter a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member 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 )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr Majeika by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member 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
Tolkien : a biography by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authorized biography of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the epic series "The Lord of The Rings," as well as many other poems, songs, and books
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 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Runcie : the reluctant archbishop by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member 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 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr Majeika and the music teacher by Humphrey Carpenter ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It was the British satire "boom" of the early 1960s that created a motherlode of styles, material, and formats for generations of bright comedians and social critics in America as well as in Britain, and set the standard for clever humor that still determines our tastes in comedy and commentary today."
 
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Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.06 for The Oxford ... to 1.00 for The habit ...)
Alternative Names
Carpenter, Humphrey, 1946-
Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie
Carpenter, Humphrey William Bouverie, 1946-2005
Kabente, Hanfulei.
カーペンター, ハンフリー
Languages
English (354)
German (11)
Italian (1)
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