Salome

Salome

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by Oscar Wilde
     
 

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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. The best edition. 28 Beardsley illustrations; introduction by Robert Ross. See more details below

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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. The best edition. 28 Beardsley illustrations; introduction by Robert Ross.

Editorial Reviews

Heidi Hartwig Central Connecticut State University
“Salome illuminated! This edition presents Salome as a formally complex, richly intertextual, and generative phenomenon of international modernism. Kimberly Stern sets a superbly annotated text between an extensive introduction and several appendices documenting the play’s literary, cultural, and visual sources, its reception, and its translation, illustration, and performance histories. The edition offers copious source materials to augment the text, some requisite and some unexpected. Stern’s adept and unprecedented selection of contextual sources enhances the powerful and recurrent fascination of a play that has continuously spawned adaptations as well as controversy. This is where all students of Salome should start.”
From the Publisher

"An operatic riff on the destructive potential of desire and power"-Times

"lyrical, exotic and dark in the extreme"-Whatsonstage.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580819534
Publisher:
LA Theatre Works
Publication date:
04/28/2014
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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