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Wilde: Salome (Plays in Production) Paperback – August 28, 1996

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"Wilde: Salome is a detailed, well-thought, and meticulously researched account of an often-ignored play by a major playwright." Jonathan Chambers, Victorian Studies

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This edition 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 the controversial work, and its transformation into opera, dance and film with major innovators.
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Product Details

  • Series: Plays in Production
  • Paperback: 228 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (August 28, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521565456
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521565455
  • Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,558,942 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By H. Starrenburg on January 23, 2013
Format: Hardcover
Oscar Wilde's play called 'Salome'--being somewhat controversial--has over the years drawn much attention to itself, more so in its early years, then later on. Having said that, there seems to be a renewed interest in it these days.

Performances and actors are being nanalysed in this book, and actor's opinions mentioned. Press and censorship reactions before and after performances are being discussed. It is indeed--as far as I can see--a compresensive study of the play's adventures.

I enjoyed this interesting book, and am happy to recommend it.
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