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Downey, Katherine Brown

Overview
Works: 1 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 1,443 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR5820.S23, 822.8
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Most widely held works by Katherine Brown Downey
Perverse Midrash : Oscar Wilde, André Gide, and censorship of biblical drama by Katherine Brown Downey( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 187 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
 
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Perverse Midrash : Oscar Wilde, André Gide, and censorship of biblical drama
Alternative Names
Downey, Katherine Brown

Languages
English (13)

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