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Lisa Stein Haven

Ohio University Zanesville Professor of English:

Ohio University’s Profiles in Faculty Achievement

Silent Comedy fanatic and scholar

Buster Keaton Celebration, Iola, KS committee member (2009-2017)

Essays on Chaplin from the former “Chaplin Newsletter” now available on the Charlie Chaplin (Official) website, including a never-before-published interview with “Limelight” co-star Julian Ludwig.

New essays under “Stories” on the Charlie Chaplin archive.


“Syd Chaplin: A Biography” (McFarland, 2010)  

Check out the revamped Syd Chaplin website at sydchaplin.com

“A Comedian Sees the World” by Charlie Chaplin (editor, U of MO Press, 2014)

“Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp in America, 1947-1977” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Out now, my life and art study of Max Linder (in English), entitled “The Rise and Fall of Max Linder: The First Cinema Celebrity,” published by BearManorMedia, cover by Marlene Weisman. Filmography by Catherine Cormon of the EYE Film museum.  

Available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1629337129/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

and on BearManorMedia here:


New projects, both with Pen & Sword publishers (UK)

Charlie Chaplin Flirts with Independence: The First National Years.  Barnsley, UK :  Pen & Sword, forthcoming 2021.

Early Keaton:  From the Vaudeville Stage to Comique Films, 1898-1919.  Barnsley, UK: Pen & Sword, forthcoming 2022.    

Amazon Author’s page: https://www.amazon.com/author/lisasteinhaven

Goodreads.com Author’s page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8270032.Lisa_Stein_Haven

Academia.edu page:  lisahaven.academia.edu

About to give a talk at the Cinema Museum in London on Syd Chaplin (2015).

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