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The picture of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2004 Modern Library paperback editionView all editions and formats
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When published in 1890, Oscar Wilde's version of the Faust myth, wherein a fashionable young man sells his soul for eternal youth while his portrait grows old, was attacked for its "mawkish and nauseous" tone. However, the novel has fascinated readers for over a century. This Paperback Classic edition includes an Introduction by Quentin Crisp.
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Genre/Form: Paperbacks
Fiction
Didactic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde
ISBN: 9780375751516 0375751513
OCLC Number: 965132979
Description: xxiv, 266 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides ; notes by David Wayne Thomas.

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When published in 1890, Oscar Wilde's version of the Faust myth, wherein a fashionable young man sells his soul for eternal youth while his portrait grows old, was attacked for its "mawkish and nauseous" tone. However, the novel has fascinated readers for over a century. This Paperback Classic edition includes an Introduction by Quentin Crisp.

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