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The Picture of Dorian Gray

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The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890.The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian's beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry's world view. Espousing a new hedonism, Lord Henry suggests the only things worth pursuing in life are beauty and fulfilment of the senses. Realizing that one day his beauty will fade, Dorian (whimsically) expresses a desire to sell his soul to ensure the portrait Basil has painted would age rather than he.
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304521194
Edition
First Edition
Published
October 28, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
197.44 KB

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