Books Like Salome by Oscar Wilde | Suggested Reading

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The Importance of Being Earnest, a play by Wilde produced in 1895, is generally considered Wilde's best dramatic work. It's cleverness and wit reveal a side of Wilde not as apparent in Salome.

Wilde's plays A Woman of No Importance and Lady Windermere's Fan, like Salome, deal with issues regarding women and sexual morality.

"The Angel in the House," a 1942 essay by Virginia Woolf, discusses the traditional role of women during Woolf s Victorian childhood and her struggle to overcome that role's limitations.

The Awakening by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899, is an American novel about a woman who casts aside traditional female roles, abandons her family, and seeks fulfillment of her own desires. Like Salome, she is punished for her rebellion.

Sophocles's play Antigone, written in approximately 441 B.C., is, like Salome, about a young woman who defies a king and is killed for her...

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