Politics, sex, and spirit: the divided self in oscar wilde's salomé

International journal of life sciences & earth sciences

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Title Politics, sex, and spirit: the divided self in oscar wilde's salomé
 
Creator Pun, Min
 
Subject politics
sex
spirituality
poetic autobiography
self
 
Description The paper aims to examine the self in Oscar Wilde’s one-act play Salomé. In the play, there are three characters, namely, Herod, Salomé and Jokanaan who represent the three different worlds of expression. One represents the world of politics who is always in search of power, the second represents the world of sex who is in search of love and passion, and the third one represents the world of spirit who dedicates his life for God. These characters comprise of three different selves of Wilde and his writing, making his play as a fictionalized autobiographical work.
 
Publisher SLOAP
 
Date 2019-06-18
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://sloap.org/journal/index.php/ijle/article/view/73
10.31295/ijle.v2n1.73
 
Source International journal of life sciences & earth sciences; Vol. 2 No. 1 (2019): International Journal of Life sciences & Earth sciences; 5-12
2632-9425
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://sloap.org/journal/index.php/ijle/article/view/73/157
 

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