Salome's Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of Transgression
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Salome's Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of Transgression

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Oscar Wilde's 1891 symbolist tragedy Salomé has had a rich afterlife in literature, opera, dance, film, and popular culture. Salome's Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of Transgression is the first comprehensive scholarly exploration of that extraordinary resonance that persists to the present. Petra Dierkes-Thrun positions Wilde as a founding figure of modernism a...more
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published April 27th 2011 by University of Michigan Press
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