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Haskins, Susan

Overview
Works: 166 works in 216 publications in 4 languages and 2,894 library holdings
Genres: Art  History  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Drama 
Roles: Producer, Director, Editor, Host, Interviewer, Moderator
Classifications: BS2485, 226.092
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Susan Haskins
Publications by Susan Haskins
Most widely held works by Susan Haskins
Mary Magdalen : myth and metaphor by Susan Haskins( Book )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
Examines how Mary Magdalen merged with other figures in the New Testament until she came to epitomize the condition of women in the Church and in society
Who is Mary? three early modern women on the idea of the Virgin Mary by Vittoria Colonna( Computer File )
12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
For women of the Italian Renaissance, the Virgin Mary was one of the most important role models. Who Is Mary? presents devotional works written by three women better known for their secular writings: Vittoria Colonna, famed for her Petrarchan lyric verse; Chiara Matraini, one of the most original poets of her generation; and the wide-ranging, intellectually ambitious polemicist Lucrezia Marinella. At a time when the cult of the Virgin was undergoing a substantial process of redefinition, these texts cast fascinating light on the beliefs of Catholic women in the Renaissance, and also, in the ca
Secrets of the code ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Examines theories, gnostic in origin but also promoted in Dan Brown's novel The DaVinci code, that represent Jesus Christ as having survived the cross, subsequently marrying Mary Magdalene and starting a bloodline, knowledge that has been guarded for centuries by the Catholic Church. Discusses ideas of the feminine as evidenced in the gnostic tradition as opposed to those presented by Orthodox Christianity
Die Jüngerin : Maria Magdalena und die Unterdrückung der Frau in der Kirche by Susan Haskins( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 29 libraries worldwide
European art in the Victoria and Albert Museum by Anthony Burton( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The Victoria & Albert Museum by Michael Darby( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Seleced pieces from the museun's collections are accompanied by short description; and each section begins with a background essay to that area's art
Mary Magdalen : truth and myth by Susan Haskins( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
María Magdalena : mito y metáfora by Susan Haskins( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Kontinentaleuropäische Kunst ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Inside Broadway with special guest, Christopher Durang ( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Actress Fiona Shaw and director Deborah Warner are the guests on Theater talk, hosted Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. They discuss Warner's production of Medea with Shaw in the title role at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The two discuss their interpretation of the Euripides play, addressing such topics as the play's relationship to current events, "why" Medea commits her monstrous crime, the decision to set the play in the present day, and the demanding process they put themselves through in staging the classic Greek drama
Theater talk ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Actress Angela Lansbury discusses her role as Madame Arcati in the current revival of Noel Coward's Blithe spirit with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. She examines the British class system as found in Coward's work, and reminisces about her childhood in England. She recounts her experiences coming to America as a teenager, her early years in show business, and her film career at MGM and elsewhere. Lansbury also discusses her friendship with the late Bea Arthur
Marii︠a︡ Magdalina : vazhneĭshie istoricheskie fakty by Susan Haskins( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Russian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Theater talk ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Lyricist Tim Rice discusses his project King David, prior to its premiere at the newly restored New Amsterdam Theatre, with interviewers Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. A brief rehearsal sequence of King David is included. Rice also discusses earlier works Chess and Evita, the importance of the producer to the success of a musical show, and his relationship with former collaborator Andrew Lloyd Webber
Inside Broadway with special guest, Authur Cantor ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Inside Broadway ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Playwright A. R. Gurney talks about his career and his currently running play Later life with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel. The author of such plays as The cocktail hour, Love letters, The middle ages, The dining room and The old boy, Gurney discusses the genesis of his latest play, including its similarities to Henry James' short story The beast in the jungle; his upbringing in Buffalo, N.Y. where he was inspired by the performances he saw at its Erlanger Theater; his education at Williams College, where his first play was produced, attending Yale Drama School, and writing his first full length play Scenes from American life, which was produced by Lincoln Center Theatre; being labeled as a "W.A.S.P. playwright," and his writing of plays about the social milieu in which he was raised; how he gets ideas for plays; the role of various drama critics, including Frank Rich, in bringing attention to his work; his collaboration with Playwrights Horizons and director Don Scardino on the production of Later life; and lastly, what he views as the most autobiographical of his works
Maria Magdalena ihre wahre Geschichte by Susan Haskins( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Robert F. X. Sillerman, producer of Mel Brooks' stage musical Young Frankenstein, discusses the show with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. The conversation focuses on Sillerman's decision to offer premium tickets for $450 apiece, a practice that he notes has become common for successful Broadway productions, but which he concedes may have been prematurely timed in the case of this show. Sillerman also discusses the recent trend to cast Broadway shows through competitions on TV "reality" programs. Brief excerpts from Young Frankenstein are included
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Theater executive Gerald Schoenfeld, who died in November 2008, is commemorated with excerpts of an interview he taped for Theater talk in January of 2001. Schoenfeld, chairman of the Shubert Organization for many years, reminisces about the circumstances which lead to his ascendancy in the company
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Lyricist/librettist Alain Boublil and composer Claude-Michel Schönberg discuss their collaboration on the stage musicals Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, and, in particular, their biggest success Les miserables, with interviewers Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. They also discuss the challenge of translating their works from French into English, the process by which they choose topics, and their attitudes towards their success
 
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English (59)
German (7)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
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