Wilde: Salome / Edition 1

Wilde: Salome / Edition 1

by William Tydeman, Steven Price
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521565456

ISBN-13: 9780521565455

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first book-length study of Oscar Wilde's play Salome. Often drawing on little-known sources, the authors provide a detailed stage history of this controversial work, and its transformation into opera, dance and film with such major innovators as Max Reinhardt, Richard Strauss, Serge Diaghilev, Peter Brook, Salvador Dali, Lindsay Kemp and Steven Berkoff

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This is the first book-length study of Oscar Wilde's play Salome. Often drawing on little-known sources, the authors provide a detailed stage history of this controversial work, and its transformation into opera, dance and film with such major innovators as Max Reinhardt, Richard Strauss, Serge Diaghilev, Peter Brook, Salvador Dali, Lindsay Kemp and Steven Berkoff contributing to Salome's contemporary reputation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521565455
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Plays in Production Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Beginnings; 2. Early stage productions in Europe; 3. Salome on the English stage, 1911–90; 4. Transformations; Conclusion.

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