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Salome - Oscar Wilde
Salome
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Wilde's notorious masterpiece enacts the biblical tale of a wanton woman's erotic dance and the martyrdom of John the Baptist. Complete English edition (1894) with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley.
Wilde's notorious masterpiece enacts the biblical tale of a wanton woman's erotic dance and the martyrdom of John the Baptist. Complete English edition (1894) with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780828314671 (0828314675)
Publisher: Branden Books
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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mybookjournal
mybookjournal rated it
3.0 Salome
Salome by Oscar Wilde was a very strange play. The usual witty, humorous dialogs which I expected in his play was totally absent. This actually turned out to be a very depressing book. I could not relate to the protagonist Salome one bit I felt she was an eccentric character. First of all Salome des...
Qwallath
Qwallath rated it
4.0 Salome (Dover Thrift Editions)
Thoughts on Wilde's 'Salome' and other Salomé-related art can be found in my essay: < http://www.eveningoflight.nl/subspecie/2012/04/16/fatale-the-history-of-salome/ >.
linakv
linakv rated it
My teacher picked this for me, because he thought the role of Salome was fitting for my personality. It might be, 'cause I enjoyed her as a character... if you look away from the fact that she actually murdered the man she loved.
Lavinia
Lavinia rated it
As one can easily guess, Wilde gives his own interpretation of the biblical story of Salome / John the Baptist. Even more than the play itself (actually a lot more) I like love Aubrey Beardsley's illustrations. In fact I love Aubrey Beardsley. Period.Check out the rest of the illustrations here .
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