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picture of Dorian Gray, and selected stories

Oscar Wilde

picture of Dorian Gray, and selected stories

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Published by New American Library, New English Library in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by Gerald Weales.
SeriesSignet classics
ContributionsWilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13805608M

Book One:The Picture of Dorian Gray is a philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. The magazine's editor feared the story was indecent, and without Wilde's knowledge, deleted roughly five.


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The story begins with Lord Harry Wotton, utterly captivated by a painting by a friend, the artist Basil Hallward. The painting is of the handsome and unspotted young Dorian Gray. Dorian is stunned at the worldly knowledge of the older gentleman, and soon finds himself under Lord Wotton's care and attention/5(5).

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Get this from a library. The picture of Dorian Gray and selected stories. [Oscar Wilde] -- In the title story, a young man's quest for eternal youth and beauty ends in scandal, depravity and death. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine.

Fearing the story was indecent, prior to publication the magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words without Wilde's : Oscar Wilde. The Picture of Dorian Gray, with Selected Stories by Wilde, Oscar Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use.

Minor wear Seller Rating: % positive. OCLC Number: Description: xiv,[2] pages ; 18 cm. Contents: Foreward by Gerald Weales --The picture of Dorian Gray --The happy prince --The birthday of the Infanta --Lord Arthur Savile's crime --A note on the text --Selected Title: A signet classic: Responsibility: Oscar Wilde, with a foreword by Gerald Weales.

Jan 8, - "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde published by Doubleday as part of the International Collectors Library Great English Novels series. The volume is undated. About The Picture of Dorian Gray. The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde’s enduringly popular story of a beautiful and corrupt man and the portrait that reveals all his secrets.

Entranced by the perfection of his recently painted portrait, the youthful Dorian Gray expresses a wish that the figure on the canvas could age and change in his place. A fashionable young man sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty in Oscar Wilde's fascinating gothic tale.

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde’s only full-length novel, is the enduringly eerie story of a naïve and irresistible young man lured by decadent Lord Henry Wotton into a life of Dorian is steeped in sin, his face remains perfect, unlined as years pass—while.

The Picture of Dorian Gray Chapter I T he studio was filled with the rich odor of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn.

From the corner of the divan of Persian saddle-bags on. An early leader of the Aesthetic Movement, which advanced the concept of “art for art’s sake,” Wilde became a prominent personality in literary and social circles.

His volume of fairy tales, The Happy Prince and Other Tales (), was followed by The Picture of Dorian Gray () and The House of Pomegranates ().ISBN:   The story is inspired by Oscar Wilde’s classic The Picture of Dorian Gray.

at the end of that book. “That is wonderful for Gray’s story, but leaves him as this very tragically. User Review - Flag as inappropriate From the first page, The Picture of Dorian Gray hits the reader like a freight train. Colorful language, philosophical points, multi-faceted characters, and a versatile and pliable setting make this book a read that one doesn’t wish to put down even after it’s over.

It’s romantic not entirely in the sense of love, but in the sense that it makes the 4/5(). In Oscar Wilde’s famous novel, Dorian Gray is tempted by Henry Wotton to sell his soul in order to hold on to beauty and youth. Dorian succumbs and murders the portrait painter Basil Haliward, who stands between him and his goal.

Though in the end vice is punished and virtue rewarded, the novel remains one of the most important expressions of fin de siècle decadence.5/5(1). Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find The Picture Of Dorian Gray With Selected Stories by Wilde, Oscar at Biblio.

Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update. Octo. After about a quarter of an hour Hallward stopped painting, looked for a long time at Dorian Gray, and then for a long time at the picture, biting the end of one of his huge brushes and frowning.

"It is quite finished," he cried at last, and stooping down he wrote his name in long vermilion letters on the left-hand corner of the canvas. The Picture of Dorian Gray was a succes de scandale. Early readers were shocked by its hints at unspeakable sins, and the book was later used as evidence against Wilde at the Old Bailey in This definitive edition includes a selection of contemporary reviews condemning the novel's immorality, and the introduction to the first Penguin 4/5(13).

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Picture of Dorian Gray (The Original Uncensored Edition + The Expanded and Revised. 2 days ago  It happened on Saturday night at the opening of The Picture of Dorian Gray, Told in omniscient third-person narrative as in the book, Eryn Jean Norvill plays 26 characters in.

News and reviews of books, authors, interviews, book releases, fiction, non-fiction, Indian writers in English, regional language literature, children's books. The tl;dr answer is No, Dorian Gray wasn't written specifically as a gay person, neither were other two protagonists: Lord Harry and Basil.

The Portrait of Dorian Gray is a very interesting book because it wasn't a moral cautionary tale as it appe. The Picture of Dorian Gray Sexuality and Sexual Identity we do meet occasionally, when we dine out together, or go down to the Duke's -- we tell each other the most absurd stories with the most serious faces.

My wife is very good at it -- much better, in fact, than I am. condescending view of women is a theme that lingers through the. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine.

The magazine's editor feared the story was indecent, and without Wilde's knowledge, deleted roughly five hundred words before publication. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde s only full-length novel, is the enduringly eerie story of a naïve and irresistible young man lured by decadent Lord Henry Wotton into a life of depravity.

Though Dorian is steeped in sin, his face remains perfect, unlined as years pass while only his portrait, locked away, reveals the blackness of his soul.

The Picture of Dorian Gray Dorian Gray is a novel telling the rather Gothic story of a young man whom the book owes its name to. Dorian is introduced to the readers as being the adored subject of a painter named Basil Hallward who paints his best work in the opening chapters – Dorian's portrait.

However also present in these first scenes is a. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a graphic adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic work, stunningly re-imagined by writer Ian Edginton and artist I.N.J.

Culbard. This Gothic morality tale is the story of a man who, taken by his own beauty, pledges his soul in a desperate bid for eternal youth. But when his wish is granted, things go terribly wrong.

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Books. Oscar Wilde’s Stories for Children.The Picture of Dorian Gray Summary. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the story of one beautiful, innocent young man's seduction, moral corruption, and eventual downfall.

And, oh yeah: it's also the story of a really creepy painting. We meet our three central characters at the beginning of the book, when painter Basil Hallward and his close friend, Lord Henry Wotton, are discussing the subject of.Dorian then asks Lord Henry never to give the yellow book to anyone else.

That evening, while Dorian examines the portrait, he decides to destroy it with the knife used to murder Basil. Soon after, Dorian's servants and a police officer find an old, ugly man lying dead on the ground in front of a portrait of a young and innocent Dorian.