The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Book Analysis)

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Book Analysis)

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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Picture of Dorian Gray with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, a fascinating novel in which a beautiful young man, under the poisonous influence of an older dandy, makes a bargain with the devil, according to which he stays young and charming while his portrait becomes a reflection of his conscience. When first written, the story was considered indecent and was heavily censored. Despite this, it quickly gained a large readership, and continues to enjoy success today; it has been adapted for the screen and stage many times, as well as inspiring various characters and even a medical syndrome. It is Wilde's only novel, and the author spent more time writing plays and epigrams up until his tragic early death. 

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Book details

Publication date
February 25, 2016
Publisher
Collection
ISBN
9782806273697
Paper ISBN
9782806273703
File size
2 MB