Salome: A little strip of a girl

Authors: Jane Yolen (Author), Heidi Stemple (Author), Rebecca Guay (Illustrator)

Title: Bad girls: Sirens, jezebels, murderesses, thieves and other female villains. “Salome: A little strip of a girl”

Form: Illustrated short story

Published: 2013

Location: United States


These authors combine the traditional story of Herodias plotting to have John the Baptist killed through her daughter’s seduction of Herod, with Oscar Wilde’s central seductive act of the Dance of the Seven Veils by the young Salome.

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