What Is The Story Of Dorian Gray
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Publisher : The Manning Partnership Ltd
published : 2014
The ideals and opinions of Lord Henry Wotton, who believes that the only purpose of life is the pursuit of beauty, greatly affect the young, handsome Dorian Gray. Lamenting that one day his own good looks will diminish, Dorian offers to sell his soul if a beautiful painting of ages instead of his physical self. As Dorian pursues a hedonistic and reckless...
Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
published : 2013
A beautiful young man, Dorian Gray, sits for a portrait. In the garden of the artist's house he falls into conversation with Lord Wotton, who convinces him that only beauty is worth pursuing. Gray wishes that his portrait, and not himself, might age and show the effects of time. His wish comes true, and wild, hedonistic pursuits horribly disfigure...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2008
When the divine Dorian Gray sits to have his portrait painted, he makes a wish that his picture age in his place, with nightmarish repercussions. The Picture of Dorian Gray, is both timeless and a gothic masterpiece.
Publisher : Electric Book Company
published : 1998
After having his portrait painted, the incredibly handsome young Dorian Gray is captivated by his own beauty. Tempted by his world-weary and decadent friend Lord Henry Wotton, he wishes to stay young forever and pledges his very soul to keep his good looks. As Dorian's slide into moral decay progresses, his portrait is marred because of his many sins,...
Publisher : Joshua James Press
published : 1890
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Publisher : Taylor and Francis
published : 2012
Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is his most popular work. Written in Wilde's characteristically dazzling manner, full of stinging epigrams and shrewd observations, the tale of Dorian Gray's moral disintegration caused something of a scandal when it first appeared in 1890. Wilde was attacked...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2000
Dorian Gray gives his soul for eternal youth. While his portrait changes hideously, reflecting his crimes and corruption, he remains outwardly flawless. This new edition uses the 1891 expanded text and shows how Wilde transformed his many sources.
Publisher : OUP Oxford
published : 2008
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY IRVINE WELSH Dorian is a good-natured young man until he discovers the power of his own exceptional beauty. As he gradually sinks deep into a frivolous, glamorous world of selfish luxury, he apparently remains physically unchanged by the stresses of his corrupt lifestyle and untouched by age. But up in his attic, hidden behind...
Publisher : Random House
published : 2010
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) is a gothic novel by Oscar Wilde about the concept of art for art's sake and homosexuality. An artist, Basil Hallward, paints a portrait of a handsome young man, Dorian, who follows the views of Lord Wotton regarding youth and beauty and decides to sell his soul. In the pursuit of beauty and the indulgence of sensual...
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
published : 2008