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Salome (play): Quiz

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Question 1: Wilde's version of the story has since spawned several other artistic works, the most famous of which is ________'s opera of the same name.
Karl BöhmClemens KraussRichard StraussGustav Mahler

Question 2: ________ directed a film version of the play, Salome's Last Dance (1988), staged as a private performance for Wilde at a brothel.
Ken RussellJack DeeShilpa ShettyAlex Reid (MMA)

Question 3: While his debts are undeniable, there are some interesting contributions in Wilde's treatment, most notably being his persistent use of parallels between Salomé and the ________.
Io (moon)Ganymede (moon)Mercury (planet)Moon

Question 4: The play eventually premiered in Paris in ________, while Wilde was in prison.
1993199519961896

Question 5: ________ e-text of Wilde's Salomé (French): http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/1339
Amazon KindleProject GutenbergProject Gutenberg AustraliaGoogle Books

Question 6: Rehearsals for the play's debut on the London stage began in 1892, but were halted when the ________'s licensor of plays banned Salomé on the basis that it was illegal to depict Biblical characters on the stage.
Edward BondFrederick Spencer, 4th Earl SpencerHenry Carey, 1st Baron HunsdonLord Chamberlain

Question 7: On the ________ page, Wilde indicated that his lover Lord Alfred Douglas was the translator.
Altar clothDedicationBishopAltar

Question 8: The Strauss opera moves the center of interest to Salome, away from ________.
Herod AntipasHerod ArchelausHerod Philip IIHerod the Great

Question 9: Many view Wilde's Salomé as a superb composite of earlier treatments of the theme overlaid with Belgian playwright ________'s characteristic methodical diction.
Maurice MaeterlinckIntruder (play)Interior (play)Pelléas and Mélisande

Question 10: The original ________ version of the play was in French.
1891200719951967







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