Salome

Salome

by Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0828314675

ISBN-13: 9780828314671

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Branden Books

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780828314671
Publisher:
Branden Books
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Pages:
36
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Oscar Wilde: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Salome

Appendix A: Sources

  1. Matthew 14:1-12, The Bible: Authorized King James Version with Apocrypha (2008)
  2. “Descent of the Goddess Ishtar into the Lower World,” The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East (1917)
  3. From Heinrich Heine, Atta Troll (1843)
  4. From J.C. Heywood, Herodias: A Dramatic Poem (1867)
  5. From Oscar Wilde, “Review of J.C. Heywood’s Salome,” Pall Mall Gazette (15 February 1888)
  6. From Stéphane Mallarmé, “La scéne: Nourrice—Hérodiade” (1864-67)
  7. From Gustave Flaubert, “Hérodias” (1877)
  8. William Wilde, “Salome” (1878)
  9. From Joris-Karl Huysmans, Á Rebours (1884)
  10. From Maurice Maeterlinck, La Princesse Maleine (1889)

Appendix B: A Visual History

  1. Gustave Moreau, “The Apparition” (1876)
  2. Aubrey Beardsley, Design for the Title Page to the English Edition of Salome (1894)
  3. Aubrey Beardsley, Final Design for the Title Page (1894)
  4. Aubrey Beardsley, “The Woman in the Moon” (1894)
  5. Aubrey Beardsley, “The Climax” (1894)

Appendix C: Contemporary Responses

  1. From Edgar Saltus, Oscar Wilde: An Idler’s Impression (1917)
  2. Pierre Louÿs, “Salomé: à Oscar W.” (30 June 1892)
  3. Letter from Oscar Wilde to Richard Le Gallienne (22/23 February 1893)
  4. From a Letter from Bernard Shaw to Oscar Wilde (28 February 1893)
  5. From a Letter from Max Beerbohm to Reginald Turner (February 1893)
  6. From “Salomé,” The Times (23 February 1893)
  7. From a Review of Salomé, Pall Mall Gazette (27 February 1893)
  8. Letter from Stéphane Mallarmé to Oscar Wilde (March 1893)
  9. From William Archer, “Mr. Oscar Wilde’s New Play,”Black and White (11 May 1893)
  10. From Lord Alfred Douglas, “Salomé: A Critical Overview,” The Spirit Lamp (1893)

Appendix D: Translation History

  1. Letter from Lord Alfred Douglas to John Lane (30 September 1893)
  2. From a Letter from Lord Alfred Douglas to John Lane (16 November 1893)
  3. From a Letter from Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas (January-March 1897)
  4. From a Letter from Robert Ross to Frank Harris (undated)
  5. From Lord Alfred Douglas, Autobiography (1929)
  6. Translation Chart

Appendix E: Performance History

  1. From Charles Ricketts, Self-Portrait (1939)
  2. From Graham Robertson, Time Was (1931)
  3. Photograph of Sarah Bernhardt in Costume as Salome (1891)
  4. From a Letter from Oscar Wilde to William Rothenstein (July 1892)
  5. “Mr. Oscar Wilde on Salome,” The Times (2 March 1893)
  6. From Oscar Wilde, “The Censure and Salome,” Pall Mall Budget (30 June 1892)
  7. Bernard Partridge, “A Wilde Idea,” Punch Magazine (9 July 1892)
  8. From a Letter from Max Beerbohm to Reginald Turner (June 1892)
  9. Oscar Wilde, “Plan de la scene” (1891)
  10. From M.J. du Tillet, “Théâtres” [review of the Paris premiere of Salome], Revue bleue politique et littéraire (1896)
  11. From Jean de Tinan, “Théâtre de l’oeuvre: Salomé” [review of the Paris premiere], Mercure de France (March 1896)
  12. From “Salome,” The Saturday Review (13 May 1905)
  13. Photograph of Alice Guszalewicz in Costume as Salome (c. 1910)
  14. “The Cult of the Clitoris,” The Vigilante (16 February 1918)
  15. From the Verbatim Report of the Trial of Noel Pemberton Billington, MP, on a Charge of Criminal Libel (1918)

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