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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act review Ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Rst English edition have no less strange a story Beardsley liked neither the play nor its author Yet it inspired some of his finest work It is an open uestion as to how suited the drawings actually are to the text that Wilde wrote Yet the two the play and the Beardsley illustrations have nevertheless become so identified with each other as to be inseparableThis edition reprints the first edition 1894 text with A Note on 'Salome' by Robert Ross The Beardsley drawings it superbly reproduces mostly f. I went for this edition because I ve always found Dover books attractive to look at and handle which this certainly is I also thought the larger size would be better for the Beardsley illustrations It s spaciously laid out with cream pages and I think it s well worth paying a bit extra for My interest in the play was because of Strauss s use of it as the libretto for his opera I wasn t expecting much from the play itself and I was surprised how powerful it is From the start there s an ominous feeling in the air and the atmosphere is heavy with obsession lust and moral decay The language is often beautiful and exotic It gave me a much greater appreciation of Strauss s music and as a result I bought the CDs of the opera after reading this

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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act review Ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Rom a rare early portfolio include not only the 10 full page illustrations the front and back cover designs the title and List of Illustrations page decorations and the cul de lampe from the original edition but also three drawings that were not used an alternate cover sketch and the drawing entitledJ'ai bais ta bouche Iokanaan which Beardsley did earlier for The Studio Further all of the illustrations are reproduced in their original state not as expurgated in the first and most subseuent edition. every civilised home should have one

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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act review Ï PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Few works in English literature have so peculiar a history as Oscar Wilde's play Salome Written originally in French in 1892 and ridiculed on its publication translated into English by Lord Alfred Douglas Bosie himself and again heaped with scorn it has survived for 75 years served as the text in abridged form for Richard Strauss' world famous opera and emerged as an acknowledged masterwork of the Aesthetic movement of fin de sicle EnglandThe illustrations that Aubrey Beardsley prepared for the fi. Wilde s fairy tales prepare you for the personality of the spoiled child Salome who seems cursed like a fairy tale princess into falling in love with a raving maniac religious fanatic John the Baptist Yet it is Herod s bargaining with Salome to release him from the promise of beheading the Baptist that transforms the story beyond cautionary folk tale Herod has a strong inclination that the death of the Baptist will bring about his own death Thus he bargains with Salome to release him from his oath to give her anything she wishes if she will dance for him As he describes endless beautiful cascades of riches he becomes and lost and resigned to his fate The riches of the world become flimsy and fragile through the hypnotic repetition and description and Herod becomes convinced of their temporal value as he sees his fate laid out before him The tale of the spoiled fairy tale princess and the everyman declining king are tied together by Wilde in the final sentence of the play where Salome pays for her destructive passions while Herod makes one last power stoke before he falls


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    Salome: A Tragedy in One Act epub – Aubrey Beardsley Read Read Salome: A Tragedy in One Act The Salome legend has its beginnings in the Gospels of Matthew 143 11 and Mark 617 28 which tells of the beheading of John the Baptist at the instigation of Herodias wife of Herod The ueen was angered by John's denunciation of her ma

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    Read Salome: A Tragedy in One Act Download Í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free » Aubrey Beardsley Aubrey Beardsley » 5 characters Wilde's fairy tales prepare you for the personality of the spoiled child Salome who seems cursed like a fairy tale princess into falling in love with a raving maniac religious fanatic John the Baptist Yet it is

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    Salome: A Tragedy in One Act epub – Aubrey Beardsley Read Salome is a play based on the bibical story of the beheading of John the Baptist As the story opens Salome becomes fascinated by this man of God and the fascination uickly devolves into lust She desires John and does her best to tempt

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    Read Salome: A Tragedy in One Act Salome: A Tragedy in One Act epub – Aubrey Beardsley Read Aubrey Beardsley » 5 characters Already had a copy of SalomeMost displeasedAdvertised as having Beadsly illustrationsNowtWill complainFalsely advertised

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    Salome: A Tragedy in One Act epub – Aubrey Beardsley Read It's Salome You have heard about it or seen the play Wilde plays on lust three different ways and leaves Salome

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