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Suzman, Janet

Works: 184 works in 481 publications in 3 languages and 9,145 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Autobiographical fiction  Biography  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Director, Speaker
Classifications: PS1017, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Janet Suzman
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lavish retelling of the final years of the Russian Tsar and Empress. The film begins in 1904 and shows the stark contrast between the opulent life of the nobility and the poverty of the peasants. Over the years Nicholas cannot satify the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin. The film ends with the Russian Revolution and the execution of the royal family
The draughtsman's contract by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Neville, a young draughtsman, is persuaded to accept a very strange commission: 12 drawings of a country estate in exchange for money and sexual favours. This simple arrangement soon spirals out of control and Mr. Neville finds himself as the prime suspect in a bizarre murder mystery. DVD
A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teacher Ben du Toit sees himself as a caring and just person. When his gardener's son is beaten up by police at a demonstration by black children, he sees that society is built on a foundation of prejudice
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
The singing detective by Jon Amiel ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hallucinations of a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band
Othello ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This Othello is a controversial and powerful interpretation of William Shakespeare's tragedy ... "
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
The Ruth Rendell mysteries by Ruth Rendell ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
Hildegard by James Runcie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages--an abbess and woman of God, a visionary, naturalist, playwright, mystic, political moralist and composer. Yet, despite her outpouring of religious creativity, her visions were called into question, and she was put on trial by the Church in 1148. This is the story of the events leading up to that trial and of the trial itself
The Anton Chekhov collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Acting with Shakespeare : three comedies by Janet Suzman ( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Janet Suzman on acting in Shakespearean comedy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Janet Suzman explains the fine points of acting in Shakespearean comedy through discussion and examples
Inspector Morse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avril Steppings is permanently brain damaged after a minor operation. When the doctor who runs the clinic that treated Avril is murdered, Inspector Morse has an immediate suspect, Avril's father
Lord Mountbatten ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History comes alive in the classic story of Britain's difficult withdrawal from India, which was accomplished through the skill and determination of the thoroughly blue-blooded Lord Louis Mountbatten
The free state : a South African response to Chekhov's The cherry orchard by Janet Suzman ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This powerful version of Chekhov's famous drama reflects the South African phenomenon of the 1990s. With the hindsight of the new millennium we can look back and see that the miracle did happen. The new order did take over from the old. The fruitless cherry orchard was chopped down. The old men who couldn't move with the times have been left behind and forgotten. Chekhov's great pre-revolutionary drama, dreaming of youthful energy replacing the worn-out inertia of a dying world, lends itself vividly to this new setting in post-revolutionary South Africa
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Satirical and ironic novel of Puritan attitudes toward sin, repentance, and redemption. Moll Flanders, a thief and a whore, sins and repents in a controversial fashion
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desire and duty collide in Shakespeare's captivating tragedy of politics, passion and power. Two charismatic leaders, Mark Antony of Rome and Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, are caught in an all encompassing love that threatens the Empire. Rome will do all it can to pull them apart. Or it will destroy them both. This classic Shakespeare tale is edited by Dame Janet Suzman, making this an authoritative edition. As she says in her new book Not Hamlet: Meditations on the Frail Position of Women in Drama which studies the role of and for women in Shakespeare's canon, Suzman knows this play be
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war
Nuns on the run by Eric Idle ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brian Hope and Charlie McManus are a pair of two-bit hoods who decide to go straight, because they are repulsed by the increasing reliance on guns and violence in their line of work. In thrall to vicious gangster Case Casey, the duo determine that their next job will be their last. When a large amount of money is extracted from a gang of Hong Kong drug dealers and it falls into the laps of Brian and Charlie, the two take off with the loot, with the Chinese Triad and Casey in relentless pursuit. When their car runs out of gas in front of a convent, Brian and Charlie run inside and disguise themselves as two nuns. Inside the convent, Brian and Charlie pass themselves off as nuns from a different order, assigned to the convent before leaving the country on missionary work. As the two men enjoy their undercover work with a collection of nubile nuns and coeds, the bad guys close in on them
Not Hamlet : meditations on the frail position of women in drama by Janet Suzman ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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