The picture of Dorian Gray : an annotated, uncensored edition (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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The picture of Dorian Gray : an annotated, uncensored edition

Author: Oscar Wilde; Nicholas Frankel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book altered the way Victorians understood the world they inhabited. It heralded the end of a repressive Victorianism, and after its publication, literature had 'a different look, ' yet the version that Victorians never knew was even more daring than the novel the British press condemned as vulgar, unclean, and poisonous. The novel's first editor, J.M. Stoddart, excised material, especially homosexual content,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Nicholas Frankel
ISBN: 9780674057920 0674057929
OCLC Number: 676725357
Awards: Stonewall Honor Books in Literature, 2012.
Description: 295 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm
Contents: General introduction --
Textual introduction --
The picture of Dorian Gray --
Textual notes --
Appendix A: Accidental changes introduced into the text by J.M. Stoddart or his associates --
Appendix B: The 1891 preface to The picture of Dorian Gray --
Note on Wilde editions.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; edited by Nicholas Frankel.

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The Picture of Dorian Gray altered the way Victorians understood the world they inhabited, heralding the end of a repressive era. Now, more than 120 years after Wilde handed it over to his publisher,  Read more...

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Nicholas Frankel has done a great service to Oscar Wilde's readers in preparing this new edition of The Picture of Dorian Gray. His introduction and annotations deepen our understanding not only of Read more...

 
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