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Haskins, Susan

Overview
Works: 168 works in 226 publications in 4 languages and 3,713 library holdings
Genres: Art  History  Documentary films  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Editor, Director, Host, Moderator, Interviewer
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 )
38 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,826 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 )
12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Vittoria Colonna's The plaint of the marchesa di Pescara on the passion of Christ -- Chiara Matraini's Brief discourse on the life and praises of the most blessed Virgin and mother of the son of God -- Lucrezia Marinella's The life of the Virgin Mary, empress of the universe -- Appendix: the Magnificat (Luke 1:46 : 55)
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
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 26 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
Kontinentaleuropäische Kunst ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
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, Authur Cantor ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Discussion of the challenges of producing theater works in Off-Off-Broadway theaters. The guests, representing three different theatrical venues in New York City, discuss how the their productions differ from those of the commercial theater; the difficulty of obtaining funding, drawing media attention, and attracting audiences; the support (or lack thereof) they have gained from city officials; the unreliability of box-office earnings as a means of covering expenses; the lack from assistance from their alumni, caused by the non-commercial nature of their art. They close on a more positive note by describing upcoming events at their theaters
Le Victoria and Albert Museum : l'art britannique, l'art européen, l'art oriental by Michael Darby( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Inside Broadway with special guest, Christopher Durang ( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Victoria & Albert Museum by Michael Darby( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 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
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 )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Don Scardino, the recently appointed artistic director of the Off-Broadway production company Playwrights Horizons, talks with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel. Scardino expounds on his adjustments to being the head of the nonprofit group, which was previously run by Andre Bishop; the works he has produced there, including On the bum by Neal Bell and the play by Eric Overmyer called The heliotrope bouquet by Scott Joplin & Louis Chauvin; the relative ease he finds in promoting his organization, which is dedicated to the development of the playwright; his desire to bring in underrepresented African-American and women writers like Lynn Siefert and Marlaine Meyer; what he sees as the dearth of new plays being produced in New York City; his earlier career as an actor, and making the transition from being an actor to a director of shows such as the Broadway hit A few good men; and his production of seven new musicals at his theater
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Co-hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins briefly discuss the imminent Broadway production of Shaun Davey's musical adaptation of James Joyce's short story The dead
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Performers David Pittu and Peter Bartlett discuss their show What's that smell? with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. Pittu, who not only performs in the production but wrote the libretto and lyrics, explains the genesis of the piece, which concerns a fictional composer of stage musicals named Jacob Sterling. Pittu and Bartlett explore the significance of musical theater in the larger culture, specifically its significance for gay men
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Actors Richard Griffiths and Daniel Radcliffe discuss the revival of Peter Shaffer's drama Equus, in which they both appear, with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. Griffiths and Radcliffe, who have also appeared together in the Harry Potter film series, compare acting on the stage with acting in film. Radcliffe discusses his preparation for the role of the troubled young man in Shaffer's play, and describes meeting the playwright
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
Theater talk ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Actress Elizabeth Ashley talks about her 40 years in the theater and her role in the Broadway play Enchanted April with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel. Ashley discusses Matthew Barber's adaptation of Enchanted April, based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth von Arnim, about a group of women in post World War I England, her role as Mrs. Graves, and her accompanying cast. She speaks also about being an actress over the age of 60, her approach to acting, and the impact of receiving a Tony Award as a young woman for her first big Broadway part in the play Take her, she's mine, directed by George Abbott
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 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
On the eve of the 2000 presidental election, playwright/novelist/historian Gore Vidal, whose 1960 play The best man is currently being revived on Broadway, is welcomed by Theater talk hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins. The play concerns two presidental candidates vying for their party's nomination. Vidal explains why he believes his play remains relevant, and gives his view of the American political landscape. He expounds on the creation of his work, and whether his two main characters are based on actual political figures
 
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English (66)
German (8)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
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