The picture of Dorian Gray

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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on the 16th October 1854 in Dublin Ireland. The son of Dublin intellectuals Oscar proved himself an outstanding classicist at Dublin, then at Oxford. With his education complete Wilde moved to London and its fashionable cultural and social circles. With his biting wit, flamboyant dress, and glittering conversation, Wilde became one of the most well-known personalities of his day. His only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray was published in 1890 and he then moved on to writing for the stage with Salome in 1891. His society comedies produced enormous hits and turned him into one of the most successful writers of late Victorian London. Whilst his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest, was on stage in London, Wilde had the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, prosecuted for libel. The trial unearthed evidence that caused Wilde to drop his charges and led to his own arrest and trial for gross indecency. He was convicted and imprisoned for two years' hard labour. It was to break him. On release he left for France, There he wrote his last work, The Ballad of Reading Gaol in 1898. He died destitute in Paris at the age of forty-six sipping champagne a friend had brought with the line 'Alas I am dying beyond my means'. And here indeed is that master work The Picture Of Dorian Gray. Compelling, diabolical and at the time it caused great outrage. But as we know the pen of Oscar Wilde leads us where many others fear to go.
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ISBN:
9780141439570
9781849892018
9781520004136
9781433274510
9783956761652
9781633843066
9780792770367
9781783946754
9781467798198
9781596251021
9781625587534
9781907832376
148048380
9781443426602
9781627885843
9781607108573
9780679642091
9781787450301
9780486114736
9781420952636
9781480483804
184870352
152000415
9781520004150
9781848703520
9781520086408
9781623957933
178394675
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.7, 14 Points
Lexile Score:
880
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full_title picture of dorian gray
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auth_author2 Cauti, Camille., Lincoln, Paul,, Mighall, Robert., Vance, Simon.
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display_description Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on the 16th October 1854 in Dublin Ireland. The son of Dublin intellectuals Oscar proved himself an outstanding classicist at Dublin, then at Oxford. With his education complete Wilde moved to London and its fashionable cultural and social circles. With his biting wit, flamboyant dress, and glittering conversation, Wilde became one of the most well-known personalities of his day. His only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray was published in 1890 and he then moved on to writing for the stage with Salome in 1891. His society comedies produced enormous hits and turned him into one of the most successful writers of late Victorian London. Whilst his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest, was on stage in London, Wilde had the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, prosecuted for libel. The trial unearthed evidence that caused Wilde to drop his charges and led to his own arrest and trial for gross indecency. He was convicted and imprisoned for two years' hard labour. It was to break him. On release he left for France, There he wrote his last work, The Ballad of Reading Gaol in 1898. He died destitute in Paris at the age of forty-six sipping champagne a friend had brought with the line 'Alas I am dying beyond my means'. And here indeed is that master work The Picture Of Dorian Gray. Compelling, diabolical and at the time it caused great outrage. But as we know the pen of Oscar Wilde leads us where many others fear to go.
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subject_facet Aging -- Fiction, Appearance (Philosophy) -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Classics, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Didactic fiction, Electronic books, FICTION / Classics, FICTION / Horror, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General, Fables, Fiction, Future life -- Fiction, General Fiction, General Fiction; Literary; LGBT Fiction, Good and evil -- Fiction, Gray, Dorian (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Hedonism -- Fiction, Horror fiction, Immortality -- Fiction, Libertinism -- Fiction, London (England) -- History -- Fiction, Portraits -- Fiction, Short Stories (single Author), Soul -- Fiction, Youthfulness -- Fiction
title_display The picture of Dorian Gray
title_full The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Picture of Dorian Gray [eBook] Wilde, Oscar, The Picture of Dorian Gray [electronic resource] / Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray [electronic resource] Wilde, Oscar., The picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Mighall, The picture of Dorian Gray [electronic resource] / Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray [electronic resource] Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900., The picture of Dorian Gray [sound recording] / Oscar Wilde, The picture of dorian gray [electronic resource] / Oscar Wilde
title_short The picture of Dorian Gray
title_sub
topic_facet Aging, Appearance (Philosophy), Classic Literature, Classics, Conduct of life, Electronic books, Fantasy, Fiction, Future life, Good and evil, Gray, Dorian (Fictitious character), Hedonism, History, Horror, Immortality, Libertinism, Literature, Portraits, Short Stories (single Author), Soul, Youthfulness