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Qwallath rated it 9 years ago
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 rated it 10 years ago
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 rated it 10 years ago
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 .
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
[These notes were made in 1983:]. 1974 edition of 1896/1907 texts. The story is unfinished, but this book presents amusement and interest on several levels. First, there is the textual problem presented in the Introduction - a classic example of the strange things that happen when prudery enters t...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
[These notes were made in 1982:]. I read this in the 1977 Garland reprint of the original 1894 edition. Despite the Beardsley title-page and the lilac-scented dedication, there is little of what we think of as "decadent" in this novel. It is a rather unpleasant first-person portrait of a selfish man...
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