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Additional Resources for Salome by Oscar Wilde

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Further Reading

Briggs, Asa. A Social History of England, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1994.

This provides information about English society from prehistoric times to the present. It contains a lengthy chapter on the Victorian period.

Ellmann, Richard. Oscar Wilde, Vintage Books, 1987.

This book is one of the most recent and complete biographies of Wilde.

Ellmann, Richard. Oscar Wilde: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice-Hall, 1969.

This book contains a number of essays and poems about Wilde, many written by those who knew him.

Hoare, Philip. Oscar Wilde's Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy, and the Most Outrageous Trial of the Century, Arcade, 1997.

This book concerns a 1918 production of Salome that led to a trial, when Maud Allan, playing Salome, was denounced by a right-wing Member of Parliament, whom she sued for libel. Hoare contends that the trial became a trial of Wilde himself and all he was believed to represent.

Raby, Peter. Oscar Wilde, Cambridge...

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