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Dorian By Nephi Anderson
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This is another interesting story by renown Mormon writer Nephi Anderson.This editionis published by the Jaredite Publication Society. http://www.crimsonpathsociety.org/jps.html
Dorian Song By Jean-Paul VERPEAUX
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Une pièce en Ré mineur dorien très facile à jouer, partition pour organiste débutant. A melody in D minor dorian very easy to perform, for an organist beginner.
Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The first version of The Picture of Dorian Gray was published as the lead story in the July 1890 edition of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, along with five others. The story begins with a man painting... More > a picture of Gray. When Gray, who has a "face like ivory and rose leaves" sees his finished portrait he breaks down, distraught that his beauty will fade, but the portrait stay beautiful, inadvertently making a faustian bargain. For Wilde, the purpose of art would guide life if beauty alone were its object. Thus Gray's portrait allows him to escape the corporeal ravages of his hedonism, (and Miss Prism mistakes a baby for a book in The Importance of Being Earnest), Wilde sought to juxtapose the beauty he saw in art onto daily life.< Less
Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The first version of The Picture of Dorian Gray was published as the lead story in the July 1890 edition of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, along with five others. The story begins with a man painting... More > a picture of Gray. When Gray, who has a "face like ivory and rose leaves" sees his finished portrait he breaks down, distraught that his beauty will fade, but the portrait stay beautiful, inadvertently making a faustian bargain. For Wilde, the purpose of art would guide life if beauty alone were its object. Thus Gray's portrait allows him to escape the corporeal ravages of his hedonism, (and Miss Prism mistakes a baby for a book in The Importance of Being Earnest), Wilde sought to juxtapose the beauty he saw in art onto daily life.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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A picture of Dorian Gray is a gothic horror story written by Oscar Wilde. When first published, it was poorly received, but has since become a literary favourite
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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A picture of Dorian Gray is a gothic horror story written by Oscar Wilde. When first published, it was poorly received, but has since become a literary favourite
Dorian the Historian Interrogates a Rock By Nicholas Madrid
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Dorian attempts to undercover the mystery behind the disappearance of his mother’s money. His methods may seem unconventional, but Dorian always has history on his side to prove him right.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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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, printed as the July 1890 issue of this... More > magazine.Wilde later revised this edition, making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April 1891.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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It starts on a beautiful day with Lord Henry Wotton observing the artist Basil Hallward painting the portrait of a handsome young man named Dorian Gray. Lord Henry asks to meet Dorian, and when he... More > arrives later, Basil is hesitant but agrees. After hearing Lord Henry's world view, Dorian begins to think beauty is the only worthwhile aspect of life, the only thing left to pursue. He wishes that the portrait Basil is painting would grow old in his place. Under the influence of Lord Henry (who relishes the hedonic lifestyle and is a major exponent thereof), Dorian begins to explore his senses. He discovers actress Sibyl Vane, who performs Shakespeare in a dingy theatre. Dorian approaches her and soon proposes marriage...< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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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... More > 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 fulfillment of the senses. Realizing that one day his beauty will fade, Dorian expresses his desire to sell his soul to ensure the portrait Basil has painted would age rather than himself. Dorian's wish is fulfilled, plunging him into debauched acts. The portrait serves as a reminder of the effect each act has upon his soul, with each sin displayed as a disfigurement of his form, or through a sign of aging.< Less