Salome: a tragedy in one act

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Dover Publications, 1967 - Drama - 66 pages
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Lord Alfred Douglas' translation of Wilde's great play — originally written in French — with all well-known Beardsley illustrations, including suppressed plates. Features 28 Beardsley illustrations and introduction by Robert Ross.

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User Review  - Ala'a Muhammad - Goodreads

Life tip from Salome: Sempai rejected you? Have their head served on a silver platter xD To tell the truth, I forgot the whole story of Salome and John the Baptist, so Oscar's interpretation took me ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jackson Cyril - Goodreads

Salome is rejected by John the Baptist and then has him beheaded. Then she herself is killed. I did expect some humor from Wilde though...lost in translation perhaps? Read full review


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Born in Ireland in 1856, Oscar Wilde was a noted essayist, playwright, fairy tale writer and poet, as well as an early leader of the Aesthetic Movement. His plays include: "An Ideal Husband, Salome, A Woman of No Importance, " and "Lady Windermere's Fan." Among his best known stories are "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Canterville Ghost".

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