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Author Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.

Title The picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde ; with an introduction by Edmund White
Published Oxford [England?] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 218 pages)
Series Oxford world's classics ; 6
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press) ; 6
Summary 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 as if I had cut her little throat with a knife," Dorian Gray is surprised to find no difference in his vision or surroundings. "The roses are not less lovely for all that. The birds sing just as happily in my garden."
Notes Print version record
Subject Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Portraits -- Fiction.
Youthfulness -- Fiction.
Fictional Works Publication Type
Genre/Form Didactic fiction.
Didactic fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1772751014