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The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is a familiar story of greed, sin, and arrogance. A young man, infatuated with his own handsomeness and youth as depicted in a perfect portrait, makes a bargain he will... More > come to regret. No one can save him from his appetite for pleasure and his awful fate—not the man who idolizes him, not the woman who loves him…not even himself! Published in 1890, The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde’s only novel. At first the subject of intense controversy, it has endured as a classic for years. A cautionary tale of innocence sacrificed for the sake of vice, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a classic whose lessons are still relevant today.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Pictures of Dorian Gray is a literary work that typically induces strong emotions from the reader. They either love it or hate it. For one thing Oscar Wilde depicted the world as he saw it;... More > harsh, shallow and terminal. Brutal honestly is often not accepted en masse and some readers expect a feel good story as entertainment. Critics say that the novel is homoerotic and vulgar. The young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward, who is greatly impressed by Dorian's physical beauty and becomes strongly infatuated with him, believing that his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. The fact that Basil Hallward is a bachelor hints that he is not interested in the opposite sex. Meeting in Basil's garden, Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry's world view. The novel has strong Faustian theme whereby Lord Henry Wotton can be construed as the tempter and the “dark side”.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Pictures of Dorian Gray is a literary work that typically induces strong emotions from the reader. They either love it or hate it. For one thing Oscar Wilde depicted the world as he saw it;... More > harsh, shallow and terminal. Brutal honestly is often not accepted en masse and some readers expect a feel good story as entertainment. Critics say that the novel is homoerotic and vulgar. The young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward, who is greatly impressed by Dorian's physical beauty and becomes strongly infatuated with him, believing that his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. The fact that Basil Hallward is a bachelor hints that he is not interested in the opposite sex. Meeting in Basil's garden, Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry's world view. The novel has strong Faustian theme whereby Lord Henry Wotton can be construed as the tempter and the “dark side”.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel written by Oscar Wilde, first appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on June 20, 1890. Wilde later revised this edition,... More > making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April 1891. This book is a reproduction of the 1891 edition. The story is often miscalled The Portrait of Dorian Gray. The Picture of Dorian Gray is considered one of the last works of classic gothic horror fiction with a strong Faustian theme. It deals with the artistic movement of the decadents, and homosexuality, both of which caused some controversy when the book was first published. However, in modern times, the book has been referred to as "one of the modern classics of Western literature."< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel written by Oscar Wilde, first appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on June 20, 1890. Wilde later revised this edition,... More > making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April 1891. This book is a reproduction of the 1891 edition. The story is often miscalled The Portrait of Dorian Gray. The Picture of Dorian Gray is considered one of the last works of classic gothic horror fiction with a strong Faustian theme. It deals with the artistic movement of the decadents, and homosexuality, both of which caused some controversy when the book was first published. However, in modern times, the book has been referred to as "one of the modern classics of Western literature."< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's classic novel about a man who stays young and handsome while his hidden portrait reflects the effects of his dissipation and crimes... Often considered one of the great horror... More > classics, Dorian Gray is also a metaphor of Wilde's own life. Sixteen interior illustrations by Ron Miller.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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A gothic melodrama full of subtle impression and epigram, which tells a story about moral corruption. The Picture of Dorian Gray touches on many of Wilde's recurring themes, such as the nature and... More > spirit of art, aestheticism and the dangers inherent to it. Illustrated by Elena Odarich.< Less
dorian volume 2 By jörg meyer-bothling
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...2 volume ...dorian...an art student signs a modeling contract ...he himself becomes a product in advertising and a victim of an intrigue in munich chiceria ...unable to turn back to his original... More > ideals he turns into a sociopath and killer ...< Less
dorian volume 1 By jörg meyer-bothling
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dorian... an art student signs a modeling contract...he himself becomes a product in the world of advertising and a victim of munich chiceria ...unable to turn back to his original ideals he turns... More > into a sociopath and killer ...a graphic novel in 2 volumes ...142 pages black/white< Less
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" By Oscar Wilde Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July 1890 issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Fearing the story was indecent, the... More > magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words before publication without Wilde's knowledge. Despite that censorship, The Picture of Dorian Gray offended the moral sensibilities of British book reviewers, some of whom said that Oscar Wilde merited prosecution for violating the laws guarding public morality. In response, Wilde aggressively defended his novel and art in correspondence with the British press, although he personally made excisions of some of the most controversial material when revising and lengthening the story for book publication the following year.< Less

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