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The picture of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: Oxford [England?] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press), 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lush, cautionary tale of a life of vileness and deception or a loving portrait of the aesthetic impulse run rampant? Why not both? After Basil Hallward paints a beautiful, young man's portrait, his subject's frivolous wish that the picture change and he remain the same comes true. Dorian Gray's picture grows aged and corrupt while he continues to appear fresh and innocent. After he kills a young woman, "as surely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Fables
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Picture of Dorian Gray.
Oxford [England?] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)988749175
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde
ISBN: 0192100319 9780192100313
OCLC Number: 40754285
Description: xx, 218 pages ; 17 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press), 6.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; with an introduction by Edmund White.
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Oscar Wilde's haunting story "The Picture of Dorian Gray" is presented here with an introduction by Edmund White. The mini hardback is produced to a gift book standard with stitched binding, head and  Read more...

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