The Picture of Dorian Gray

Title : The Picture of Dorian Gray
ISBN : 9780375751516
Author : Oscar Wilde
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Language : English
Published : Sep-19-2018
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Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author s most popular work The tale of Dorian Gray s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it rst appeared in 1890, but though Wilde was attacked for the novel s corrupting in uence, he responded that there is, in fact, Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author s most popular work The tale of Dorian Gray s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it rst appeared in 1890, but though Wilde was attacked for the novel s corrupting in uence, he responded that there is, in fact, a terrible moral in Dorian Gray Just a few years later, the book and the aesthetic moral dilemma it presented became issues in the trials occasioned by Wilde s homosexual liaisons, which resulted in his imprisonment Of Dorian Gray s relationship to autobiography, Wilde noted in a letter, Basil Hallward is what I think I am Lord Henry what the world thinks me Dorian what I would like to be in other ages, perhaps