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 - Charles - Goodreads
Salome is not an easy play to review. It is a play that has, understandably, aroused countless interpretations, both academic and theatrical, most of them needlessly controversial. For Salome is not ... Read full review
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Hoffmanstahl was the last German romantic author. He was the librettist of Richard Strauss. He was unfaithful for him only once for Salomé. He called on Wilde. First version was in french. It was ... Read full review