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Haskins, Susan

Overview
Works: 33 works in 232 publications in 5 languages and 3,802 library holdings
Genres: Art  History  Documentary films  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Guidebooks  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Producer, Editor, Director, Other, 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 )
40 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,830 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 )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 234 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 158 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
Theater talk ( visu )
105 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Theater talk hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins welcome playwright David Auburn. Auburn discusses his new play Proof, about the relationship between a brilliant, deranged mathematician and his daughter
Inside Broadway with special guest, Authur Cantor ( visu )
33 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Susan Loesser, author of a recently published book about her father, composer Frank Loesser, speaks with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel. She discusses her parents' performance of Loesser's songs such as Baby it's cold outside; her father's mentorship of younger composers; his 1961 musical How to succeed in business without really trying, on which he worked with producers Cy Feuer and Ernest H. Martin and book writer Abe Burrows, all longtime colleagues; revivals of her father's productions; her father's second-to-last-show Pleasures and palaces, which "died" in Detroit; and his final unproduced musical, Señor Discretion himself, which was left unfinished when he died in of lung cancer in 1969
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
Kontinentaleuropäische Kunst ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Victoria & Albert Museum by Michael Darby( Book )
9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 11 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
Victoria and Albert Museum London by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 8 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
Inside Broadway with special guest, Christopher Durang ( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
L'art européen 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 )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries 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
Composer/performer Stew and his collaborator Heidi Rodewald discuss their rock musical Passing strange with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. They describe the process of turning a rock concert-style performance into a theater piece suitable for Broadway, while nonetheless keeping it unlike most traditional musicals. Includes brief excerpts from the show
The Stephen Holt show: Onstage, America! ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Cast reunion of The Babs 'n' Judy Show, a musical by Stephen Holt produced by the WPA Theatre in 1972. The performers are joined by Virginia Aquino Forst, who was artistic director of the theater company at the time. Includes brief film footage of the production
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library 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
Mary Magdalen and the Burgundian question by Susan Haskins( Article )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Playwright, librettist, and screenwriter Arthur Laurents speaks about his life in the theater and motion pictures with Theater talk co-hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. Laurents discusses his early career writing for radio; his work in Hollywood on such movies as The way we were, directed by Sydney Pollack; his involvement in left wing politics; his writing of the the libretto for the musical Gypsy, in which he focused his story on the mother character; and his work with choreographer Jerome Robbins -- whom he came to dislike -- on such shows as West Side story and Gypsy
The Abbott touch ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Writer Richard Adler and theater critic Clive Barnes talk with hosts about working with director George Abbott in a tribute to him shortly after his death in 1995
Mary Magdalen and the Burgundian question by Susan Haskins( Article )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Victoria and Albert Museum London by Anthony Burton( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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English (205)
German (9)
Spanish (2)
French (2)
Russian (1)
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