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Haskins, Susan

Overview
Works: 168 works in 237 publications in 5 languages and 3,887 library holdings
Genres: Art  History  Documentary films  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Catalogs  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Producer, Editor, Director, Other, Interviewer, Moderator, Host
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 )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 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( Book )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 227 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 157 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 32 libraries worldwide
The papal prince : one body and two souls : the papal monarchy in early modern Europe by Paolo Prodi( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Kontinentaleuropäische Kunst ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 20 libraries worldwide
European art in the Victoria and Albert Museum by Anthony Burton( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Victoria & Albert Museum by Michael Darby( Book )
10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 12 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 10 libraries worldwide
This book is a dramatic, thought-provoking portrait of one of the most compelling figures in early Christianity which explores two thousand years of history, art, and literature to provide a close-up look at Mary Magdalen and her significance in religious and cultural thought
Victoria and Albert Museum London by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Museet ejer 4 mio.genstande og driver 3 anneksmuseer. Samlingerne omfatter bl.a.: Dragter fra år 1600 til nutiden. Møbler fra Chippendale til Frank Lloyd Wright. Glas og porcelæn. Fin samling af italiensk renæssanceskulptur. Samlinger fra Fjernøsten og Indien. Verdens største samling af John Constables værker. I museet findes også National Art Library. Mange særudstillinger. Sprog: Engelsk plus 8 andre
Marii︠a︡ Magdalina : vazhneĭshie istoricheskie fakty by Susan Haskins( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Russian and German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Inside Broadway ( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 3 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
Inside Broadway : with special guest, Christopher Durang ( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Inside Broadway ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Susan Loesser, author of a recently published book about her father Frank Loesser, composer of Broadway hits such as Guys and dolls and The most happy fella, speaks with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel. She elaborates on her upbringing and her relationship with her mother Lynn Loesser; her parents' divorce, and her father's remarriage to leading lady Jo Sullivan; his enjoyment of the business end of theater; and his struggle for approval from his culturally snobbish family; her father's bad temper, and its impact; and his authorship of many well-known songs such as Praise the lord and pass the ammunition, Heart and soul, On a slow boat to China, and Spring will be a little late this year
Theater talk ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Playwright, librettist and screenwriter Arthur Laurents speaks about his life in the theater with Theater talk hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. Laurents discusses his decision to work with choreographer Jerome Robbins, whom he admired artistically but disliked personally, on the musical Gypsy; his friendliness toward the show's mercurial producer David Merrick; his involvement, as director, with the show La cage aux folles, and his work with Harvey Fierstein who wrote the book; his self-acceptance as a gay man; his work with Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim on the musical Do I hear a waltz?; his belief in giving his colleagues his honest opinion about their work; his unsuccessful musical Nick & Nora, which he felt was treat unsympathetically by the press; the presence of shows on Broadway which are "not good"; and his desire to concentrate on writing plays rather than musicals
Theater talk ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Theater talk hosts Michael Rieldel and Susan Haskins welcome actresses Mercedes Ruehl and Marian Seldes. They discuss the female characters of playwright Edward Albee, and share their experiences bringing them to the stage. Ruehl, now appearing on Broadway in Albee's latest play The goat, played Martha in a revival of Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? the previous year. Ruehl expounds on the audience reaction to The goat, a play about a man who is in love with a goat, and what she sees as the play's misinterpretation. Seldes, who appeared the previous season in Albee's The play about the baby, was also in the original Off-Broadway production of Three tall women. She discusses the challenges of performing an Albee role, and her belief that the playwright's view of human existence is expressed via his female characters
L'art britannique au Victoria and Albert Museum by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in French and held by 2 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
Inside Broadway ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Ethan Mordden, author of the recently published book Rodgers & Hammerstein, speaks with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel. Mordden discusses the collaboration of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein, who first came together to create the 1943 Broadway blockbuster Oklahoma!, and then went on to write such hit shows as The king and I and The sound of music. Mordden expounds on the genesis of Oklahoma!, based on the play Green grow the lilacs by Lynn Riggs. He speaks also about how he came to write his book, a visual and critical analysis of Rodgers & Hammerstein's productions
 
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English (75)
German (9)
Spanish (2)
French (2)
Russian (1)
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