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The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's gothic novel in its 1891 edition.
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Oscar Wilde's gothic novel in its 1891 edition.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Dorian Gray is having his picture painted by Basil Hallward, who is charmed by his looks. But when Sir Henry Wotton visits and seduces Dorian into the worship of youthful beauty with an intoxicating... More > speech, Dorian makes a wish he will live to regret: that all the marks of age will now be reflected in the portrait rather than on Dorian’s own face. The stage is now set for a masterful tale about appearance, reality, art, life, truth, fiction and the burden of conscience.Oscar Wilde’s only full-length novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a lasting gem of sophisticated wit and playfulness, which brings together all the best elements of his talent in a reinterpretation of the Faustian myth.< Less
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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In this novel, artist Basil Hallward paints a picture of Dorian Gray, a young man, and Basil thinks Dorian’s beauty creates a new vision for his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton and tells... More > Dorian about his belief that beauty and fulfillment of the senses constitute the only valuable goals in life. Dorian’s wish for his painting to grow older instead of him is granted. As Dorian’s choices lead him to sin, his portrait shows the consequences of his actions. Later, Basil asks Dorian if the stories he has heard about his sins are true and Dorian confirms them and shows Basil the painting. Dorian kills Basil and, later, James Vane, the brother of Sibyl Vane, Dorian’s love interest who committed suicide eighteen years ago, tries to shoot Dorian, but Dorian convinces him that he is too young to have been with Sibyl. As the story progresses, Dorian’s painting becomes increasingly flawed and Dorian attempts to change his ways.< 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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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
"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
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar 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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