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Toni Bentley

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300090390

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300090390.001.0001

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The Crime

The Crime

(p.49) Chapter Four The Crime
Sisters of Salome

Toni Bentley

Yale University Press

This chapter describes the life and career of Canadian dancer Maud Allan. Maud's career as the “Salome Dancer” presents the tale of a woman escaping herself, her past, and her family. As the Judean princess, Maud, perhaps more than any other Salome of the time, could best express publicly, with ironic anonymity, the pain of her own life.

Keywords:   Maud Allan, Canadian dancer, Salome Dancer

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