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The picture of Dorian Gray

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Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides * Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read 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 first appeared in 1890, but though Wilde was attacked for the novel's corrupting influence, 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."
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9780143106142
9781597370042
9780866119986
9781551997391
9781449879020
9781492740384
9781847493729
9781433274510
9781577658214
9781483089454
9781470399504
9780812567113
9781400129485
9780971336339
9781400109487
9781847174529
9780141439570
9781520004150
014043187
067089494
9780307743527
158287056
9781593081751
9780486278070
9781593080259
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Full title picture of dorian gray
Author wilde oscar
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auth_author2 Ackroyd, Peter R., Burr, Sandra., Cauti, Camille., Crossley, Steven., Page, Michael, Prebble, Simon., Ross, Tony,, Siegel, Fern., Vance, Simon.
author Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900,
author2-role Ackroyd, Peter R., Blackstone Audio, Inc., Burr, Sandra., Cauti, Camille., Crossley, Steven.|Narrator, Findaway World, LLC., Pablo Marcos Studio., Page, Michael|Narrator, Playaway Digital Audio., Prebble, Simon.|Narrator, Project Gutenberg., Recorded Books, LLC., Ross, Tony,ill., Siegel, Fern., Vance, Simon.
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display_description An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption. Illustrated sidebar notes provide historical background to the text.
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subject_facet Aging -- Fiction, Appearance (Philosophy) -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Degeneration -- Fiction, Didactic fiction, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, Fables, Future life -- Fiction, Future life. -- Fiction, Gray, Dorian (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Hedonism -- Fiction, Immortality -- Fiction, London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950 -- Fiction, London (England) -- History -- Fiction, Portraits -- Fiction, Portraits. -- Fiction, Soul -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Youth -- Fiction, Youthfulness -- Fiction
title_display The picture of Dorian Gray
title_full The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Picture of Dorian Gray [electronic resource] / Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde ; adapted by Fern Siegel ; illustrations by Pablo Marcos, The picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde ; adapted by Fern Siegel ; illustrations by Pablo Marcos Studio, The picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde ; with an introduction and notes by Camille Cauti, The picture of Dorian Gray / [by] Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray / by Oscar Wilde ; edited by Peter Ackroyd, The picture of Dorian Gray / by Oscar Wilde ; illustrated by Tony Ross, The picture of Dorian Gray [electronic resource] / Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray [sound recording] / Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray [sound recording] / by Oscar Wilde ; director: Sandra Burr
title_short The picture of Dorian Gray
title_sub
topic_facet Aging, Appearance (Philosophy), Audiobooks, Classic Literature, Conduct of life, Degeneration, Didactic fiction, Fiction, Future life, Gray, Dorian (Fictitious character), Hedonism, History, Horror, Immortality, Literature, Portraits, Soul, Supernatural, Youth, Youthfulness