Название: Salome: The Image of a Woman Who Never Was Автор: Rosina Neginsky Издательство: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Год: 2013 Формат: PDF Страниц: 268 Размер: 10,1 Mb Язык: English
Although the root of the Hebrew name Salome is peaceful, the image spawned by the most famous woman to carry that name has been anything but peaceful. She and her story have long been linked to the beheading of John the Baptist, as described in the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, since Salome was the supposed catalyst for the prophets execution. This history of the myth of Salome describes the process by which that myth was created, the roles that art, literature, theology and music played in that creation, and how Salomes image as evil varied from one period to another according to the prevailing cultural myths surrounding women. After setting forth the Biblical and historical origins of the Salome story, the book examines the major cultural, literary and artistic works which developed and propagated it, including those by Filippo Lippi, Rogier van der Weyden, Titian, Moreau, Beardsley, Mallarm?, Wilde and Richard Strauss.