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Suzman, Janet

Works: 180 works in 458 publications in 6 languages and 9,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Janet Suzman
Publications by Janet Suzman
Most widely held works by Janet Suzman
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
33 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
The final years of the Russian Tsar and Empress are chronicled in this epic which begins in 1904. Tsar Nicholas II is celebrating the birth of his only son, the heir to the Russian throne. But all is not well in Russia, for it is at war with the Japanese and there is a growing threat of internal revolution. Empress Alexandra, searching for answers to troubles of her own, seeks the advice from the charismatic monk, Rasputin, who, many believe, has power over her. The Bolshevik unrest grows and The Duma, a parliament for the people, demands the Tsar's abdication. The Royal Family is imprisoned and then executed as a new government takes form under Lenin
The draughtsman's contract by Peter Greenaway( visu )
61 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 715 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
A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and German and held by 661 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( visu )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 libraries worldwide
A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and German and held by 614 libraries worldwide
"This Othello is a controversial and powerful interpretation of William Shakespeare's tragedy ... "
The singing detective by Dennis Potter( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 570 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
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 349 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
Hildegard by James Runcie( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 315 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
Acting with Shakespeare : three comedies by Janet Suzman( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Janet Suzman on acting in Shakespearean comedy ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Janet Suzman explains the fine points of acting in Shakespearean comedy through discussion and examples
Lord Mountbatten ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 234 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
Inspector Morse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 210 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
The free state : a South African response to Chekhov's The cherry orchard by Janet Suzman( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in nineteenth-century New England. Born into poverty yet taught to live generously by their mother, the sisters encounter the classic struggles all girls face
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 174 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
Nuns on the run ( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 167 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 )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 145 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
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