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Monks House Classics present: The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The classic short novel of the psychology of an amoral Victorian man of leisure.
Monks House Classics present: The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The classic short novel of the psychology of an amoral Victorian man of leisure.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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"Hallward got up from the seat and walked up and down the garden. After some time he came back. "Harry," he said, "Dorian Gray is to me simply a motive in art. You might see... More > nothing in him. I see everything in him. He is never more pre-sent in my work than when no image of him is there. He is a suggestion, as I have said, of a new manner. I find him in the curves of certain lines, in the loveli-ness and subtleties of certain colours. That is all." "Then why won't you exhibit his portrait?" asked Lord Henry. "Because, without intending it, I have put into it some expression of all this curious artistic idolatry, of which, of course, I have never cared to speak to him. He knows nothing about it. He shall never know anything about it..."< Less
Het Portret van Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Het portret van Dorian Gray (Engelstalige titel The Picture of Dorian Gray) is de enige gepubliceerde roman van Oscar Wilde, en voor het eerst uitgebracht in Engeland in 1890. Het boek verscheen in... More > 1893 in een Nederlandse vertaling van Elisabeth Couperus-Baud, de vrouw van Louis Couperus. Louis Couperus had het boek rechtstreeks van Oscar Wilde ontvangen, en zijn vrouw was er erg van onder de indruk.< Less
Le Portrait de Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Le Portrait de Dorian Gray est un roman de l'écrivain irlandais Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900). L'auteur y inclut des thèmes relevant de l'esthétique tels que l'art, la... More > beauté, la jeunesse, la morale et l'hédonisme. Le roman est fantastique, mais aussi philosophique, et met en lumière la personnalité équivoque du dandy irlandais ainsi que le courant décadentiste, ce qui suscite de virulents échanges de lettres entre Wilde et plusieurs journaux très critiques jugeant l'œuvre « répugnante ». C'est également l'unique roman de Wilde dans toute sa carrière.< Less
El Retrato de Dorian Gray By OSCAR WILDE
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Basil Hallward es un artista que queda enormemente impresionado por la belleza estética de un joven llamado Dorian Gray y comienza a encapricharse con él, creyendo que esta belleza es... More > la responsable de la nueva forma de su arte. Basil pinta un retrato del joven. Charlando en el jardín de Basil, Dorian conoce a un amigo de Basil y empieza a cautivarse por la visión del mundo de Lord Henry. Exponiendo un nuevo tipo de hedonismo, Lord Henry indica que «lo único que vale la pena en la vida es la belleza, y la satisfacción de los sentidos». Al darse cuenta de que un día su belleza se desvanecerá, Dorian desea tener siempre la edad de cuando le pintó en el cuadro Basil. El deseo de Dorian se cumple, mientras él mantiene para siempre la misma apariencia del cuadro, la figura retratada envejece por él. Su búsqueda del placer lo lleva a una serie de actos de libertinaje y perversión; pero el retrato sirve como un recordatorio de los efectos de cada uno de los actos cometidos sobre su alma.< Less
Le portrait de Dorian Gray [French] By Oscar Wilde
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Le Portrait de Dorian Gray (The Picture of Dorian Gray) est un roman d'Oscar Wilde, publié en 1890 (révisé en 1891) et écrit dans le contexte de l'époque... More > victorienne. L'auteur y inclut des thèmes relevant de l'esthétique tels que l'art, la beauté, la jeunesse, la morale et l'hédonisme. Le roman est fantastique, mais aussi philosophique, et met en lumière la personnalité équivoque du dandy irlandais ainsi que le courant décadentiste, ce qui suscite de virulents échanges de lettres entre Wilde et plusieurs journaux très critiques jugeant l'œuvre « répugnante ». C'est également l'unique roman de Wilde dans toute sa carrière.Dorian fait la connaissance de Lord Henry, dit Harry, un ami de Basil Hallward, un peintre reconnu. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Portrait_de_Dorian_Gray Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Greatest Works of Oscar Wilde: Vera or, The Nihilists, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Happy Prince, The Canterville Ghost, Intentions, The Soul of Man Under Socialism & All Works By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet. He became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Wilde's life continues to fascinate and he has been the subject of... More > numerous biographies since his death. Concerned about the effect of moralising on art, he believed in its redemptive, developmental powers: "Art is individualism, and individualism is a disturbing and disintegrating force." This collection, contains his complete works, in their original editions, plays (Vera or, The Nihilists, The Duchess of Padua, Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnest), short stories (The Happy Prince and Other Tales, A House of Pomegranates, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories, The Canterville Ghost) poems, essays, aphorisms, and the novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray".< Less
The Picture of Sibyl Vane By Tax Fries
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In 1938, famous West End actress Sibyl Vane visits the studio of Basilia, a female portrait artist, to have her picture painted for a gallery at the Old Vic. The two women were both acquainted with... More > a male student called Dorian Gray whilst at university, and are aware of the influence which Oscar Wilde’s famous novel The Picture of Dorian Gray has had on all three of their lives and careers.< Less
Silver Bullets By Laird Ryan States
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Arise-Ye-Sons-Of-Israel Parker began life as a sensitive Quaker boy but came to manhood as Harry Parker; a killer, a thief, a reluctant poet and a drunken town Marshall.   One summer night,... More > drinking alone in the town saloon long after closing,Harry Parker is approached by a mysterious traveler, Mr. Dorian Gray. After the two talk over a drink, Harry is persuaded to share one of his poems. Gray shares something much more peculiar. When the sun rises, Mr. Gray is gone, and Harry’s death has gone with him. He finds himself unkillable and feeling completely detached from the world. He also finds himself very much at odds with a sect of immortal religious zealots who offer the undying membership or a very real eternal torment—permanent crucifixion and isolation.< Less

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