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Salome (Biblical figure)

Overview
Works: 86 works in 397 publications in 12 languages and 18,500 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Audio adaptations  Music videos  Nonfiction films  Music 
Classifications: PR5820, 782.1
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Publications about Salome
Most widely held works about Salome
    Salome : a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )
    42 editions published between 1894 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 1,760 libraries worldwide
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    Salome by Richard Strauss( Sound Recording )
    54 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,754 libraries worldwide
    This performance presents the great Leonie Rysanek in one of her most memorable roles--the teenage Judean princess Salome. Obsessed with the prophet Jochanaan, the Biblical John the Baptist (Norman Bailey), she skillfully manipulates her lecherous stepfather Herod (Ragnar Ulfung) until he has no choice but to have the holy man killed for spurning the princess's advances. The legendary Astrid Varnay is Salome's mother, Herodias. Highlights of the score include the Dance of the Seven Veils and Salome's final monologue, one of the supreme dramatic achievements in all of opera
    Salome by Richard Strauss( score )
    40 editions published between 1905 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
    A striking display of atmospheric color brought about by instrumental means, Salome was Strauss{u2019} first great operatic success, and now ranks among the basic works of 20th-century music-drama. This large-sized edition is nothing if not definitive{u2014}it reprints Strauss{u2019} own copy, signed by his publisher and doubtless the one Strauss used on the podium
    Salome by Richard Strauss( visu )
    19 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 863 libraries worldwide
    Workshop run-through of Richard Strauss' Salome, directed by Robert Wilson. Robert Wilson explains the staging of the work, then the actors perform the miming portion of the opera to a recording
    Salome; a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )
    44 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
    <Span><span>Originally published in French, 'Salomé' is Oscar Wilde's 1896 dramatization of the biblical story of Salome, the step-daughter of Herod who danced before Herod and in so doing wins the granting of any wish that Herod may be able to fulfill. Salome asks for the head of John the Baptist. Fans of Wilde will delight in the dramatization of this biblical story.</span></span>
    Sisters of Salome by Toni Bentley( Book )
    9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 594 libraries worldwide
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    Salome : a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )
    7 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
    Salome is Oscar Wilde's most experimental--and controversial--play. In its own time, the play, written in French, was described by a reviewer as "an arrangement in blood and ferocity, morbid, bizarre, repulsive." None, however, could deny the importance of Wilde's creation. Contemporary audiences and reviewers variously regarded Salome as the symbol of a thrilling modernity, a challenge to patriarchy, a confession of desire, a sign of moral decay, a new form of art, and a revolt against the restraints of Victorian society. Less well known than Wilde's beloved comedies, Salome is as enduringly modern and relevant. This edition uses the English translation done by Wilde's lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, and overseen and corrected by Wilde himself. Appendices detail the play's sources and provide extensive materials on its contemporary reception and dramatic productions. --Provided by publisher
    Wilde--Salome by William Tydeman( Book )
    2 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
    A separate chapter explores a wealth of further interpretations, including Aubrey Beardsley's challenging illustrations, Strauss's operatic version, the exotic dances realised by Maud Allan and Ida Rubenstein and the provocative films by Alla Nazimova and Ken Russell. The book contains rare photographs and a list of productions
    The plays of W.B. Yeats : Yeats and the dancer by Sylvia C Ellis( Book )
    6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
    This book investigates Yeats's experiments with the media of language and dance in his plays. He was allied to other artists of the 1890s in his fascination with the biblical dancer Salome and in his preoccupation with things Japanese, particularly 'Noh' Theatre with its central dance. The impact of Diaghliev's Ballets Russes also played its part in influencing Yeats's drama, and his interest in the 'dance-as-meaning' debate places him firmly not only in his time but also in our own
    Salome/Elektra by Richard Strauss( Book )
    3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
    Salome; music drama in one act, after Oscar Wilde's tragedy by Richard Strauss( Book )
    3 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
    Salome op. 54 by Richard Strauss( file )
    2 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in German and held by 253 libraries worldwide
    Hérodiade by Jules Massenet( Sound Recording )
    3 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in French and held by 245 libraries worldwide
    Hérodiade: Opéra en quatre actes. Livret: Paul Milliet et Georges Hartmann
    Salomé : drame en un acte by Oscar Wilde( Book )
    8 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in French and held by 219 libraries worldwide
    Photocopy of a manuscript purportedly in the hand of Oscar Wilde, but probably forged in Paris in 1921, where it was obtained by Maggs Bros. of London from a correspondent impersonating Pierre Louÿs (one of Oscar Wilde's translators)
    Salome's modernity : Oscar Wilde and the aesthetics of transgression by Petra Dierkes-Thrun( Book )
    4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
    Salome by Richard Strauss( visu )
    2 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in German and held by 214 libraries worldwide
    An operatic setting of the biblical story of the princess Salome and the events that led to the death of John the Baptist
    Salomé : a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )
    5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
    "Unique among his works, Oscar Wilde's play Salomé (1893) was written originally in French. Joseph Donohue's new translation of the horrific New Testament story has recast Wilde's shockingly radical drama in the natural idiomatic language of our own day. Presenting a colloquial and spare American English version of Wilde's consciously stylized French, Donohue's approach gives full value to the Irish author's dark ruminations on evil and perversity in a world on the brink of a new, unsettling Christian dispensation."--Book description, Amazon.com
    Perverse Midrash : Oscar Wilde, André Gide, and censorship of biblical drama by Katherine Brown Downey( Book )
    5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 175 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
    Performing Salome, revealing stories by Clair Rowden( Book )
    7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
    This volume explores Salome's appropriation and reincarnation across the arts - not just Wilde's heroine, nor Richard Strauss's - but Salome as a cultural icon in fin-de-siècle society, whose appeal for ever new interpretations of the biblical story still endures today. Using Salome as a common starting point, each chapter suggests new ways in which performing bodies reveal alternative stories, narratives and perspectives, and offer a range and breadth of source material and theoretical approaches. Rowden develops case studies dealing with censorship, reception, authorial reputation, appropria
    Refiguring Oscar Wilde's Salome by Michael Y Bennett( file )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    While Oscar Wilde's delightfully-witty comedies of manners receive the most fanfare from the general public and much of academia, Wilde's most "serious" play- Salome -rightfully deserves an equal amount of attention. Written by emerging scholars, established scholars, and notable Wilde scholars at the top of the field, the far-ranging essays in this book-the first collection solely on Wilde's Salome -provide new readings of the play, allowing us to better assess how and why Salome either fits or does not fit into Wilde's oeuvre. Framed in a new light in this collection, this fuller understanding of Salome should potentially change the way we read both Salome and Wilde's entire oeuvre
 
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Salome
Salome (Biblical figure)
Salome ca. ca. 14-ca. 62 Tochter der Herodias
Languages
English (118)
German (115)
French (20)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
Basque (1)
Swedish (1)
Armenian (1)
Yiddish (1)
Czech (1)
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