Written originally in French in 1892, Wilde's one-act tragedy "Salome" enacts the biblical tale of a wanton woman's erotic dance and the martyrdom of John the Baptist. This volume reprints the complete text of the first English edition (1894) with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, plus "A Note on "Salome"" by Robert Ross.
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Review: SalomeUser Review - Angela - Goodreads
I spent a good hour and a half reading Salome without prior knowledge of the story or it's length. This one-act play details good old King Herod's scheming to get in the pants of his young step ... Read full review
Review: SalomeUser Review - Alice Poon - Goodreads
[Note: this is a combined review of "Salome" the play and the opera.] It has been said often enough that music has no nationality. Sometimes, a piece of art can transcend culture and language to reach ... Read full review