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Salome (French: Salomé, pronounced [salome]) is a tragedy by Oscar Wilde. The original 1891 version of the play was in French. Three years later an English translation was published. The play tells in one act the Biblical story of Salome, stepdaughter of the tetrarch Herod Antipas, who, to her stepfather’s dismay but to the delight of her mother Herodias, requests the head of Jokanaan (John the Baptist) on a silver platter as a reward for dancing the dance of the seven veils.

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Rehearsals for the play’s debut on the London stage, for inclusion in Sarah Bernhardt’s London season, began in 1892 but were halted when the Lord Chamberlain’s licensor of plays banned Salomé on the basis that it was illegal to depict Biblical characters on the stage. The play was first published in French in February 1893, and an English translation, with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, in February 1894. On the Dedication page, Wilde indicated that his lover Lord Alfred Douglas was the translator. In fact, Wilde and Douglas had quarreled over the latter’s translation of the text which had been nothing short of disastrous given his poor mastery of French – though Douglas claimed that the errors were really in Wilde’s original play.

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Name Of the Novel: Salome Book
Author: Oscar Wilde
Language: English
First Place Comédie-Parisienne
Country: Paris
Original language: French
Genre: Tragedy
Book Type: Pdf / ePub

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