WorldCat Identities

Downey, Katherine Brown

Works: 2 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 1,136 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR5820.S23, 822.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Katherine Brown Downey
Perverse Midrash Oscar Wilde, André Gide, and censorship of biblical drama by Katherine Brown Downey( )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde?s Salome and Andre Gide?s Saul have been considered critically in the traditional contexts of authorial oeuvre, biography, or?thought.? These plays have been treated with embarrassed respect, dealt with only because of the importance of their authors. That Wilde and Gide made use of biblical material seems to discomfit their critics; that they had done so at a time when biblical drama was prohibited has rarely been addressed. Traditional critical treatments seek to smooth over the plays? aberrant qualities. This study takes them seriously as aberrations and investigates Wilde?s an
Perverse midrashim : Oscar Wilde's Salome, Andre Gide's Saul̈, and three hundred years' censorship of biblical drama by Katherine Brown Downey( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Downey, Katherine Brown
English (11)