Wilde: Salome / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- 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 contributing to Salome's contemporary reputation.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; 1. Beginnings; 2. Early stage productions in Europe; 3. Salome on the English stage, 1911-90; 4. Transformations; Conclusion.