The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray Reader ISBN 0141199490 ↠´ Oscar Wilde
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Paperback
  • 241
  • Oscar Wilde
  • English
  • 09 November 2019
  • 0141199490

About the Author: Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray Reader ISBN 0141199490 ↠´ Oscar Wilde Oscar Fingal O Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, and author of numerous short stories, and one novel Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day Several of his plays continue to be widely performed, especially The Importance of Being Earnest As the result of a widely covered series of trials, Wilde suffered a dramatic downfall and was imprisoned for two years hard labour after being convicted of gross indecency with other men After Wilde was released from prison he set sail for Dieppe by the night ferry He never returned to Ireland or Britain, and died in poverty.


↠´ C82 ↠´ Reader â The Picture of Dorian Gray â Oscar Wilde 3C1 Arguably literature s greatest study of shallowness, vanity, casual cruelty and hedonistic selfishness, Wilde lays it down here with ABSOLUTE PERFECTION This was my first experience in reading Oscar Wilde and the man s gift for prose and dialogue is magical This story r Arguably literature s greatest study of shallowness, vanity, casual cruelty and hedonistic selfishness, Wilde lays it down here with ABSOLUTE PERFECTION This was my first experience in reading Oscar Wilde and the man s gift for prose and dialogue is magical This story read The Picture of Dorian Gray somewhat like a dark, corrupted Jane Austen in that the writing was snappy and pleasant on the ear, but the feeling it left you with was one of hopelessness and despair The level of cynicism and societal disregard that Arguably literature s greatest study of shallowness, vanity, casual cruelty and hedonistic selfishness, Wilde lays it down here with ABSOLUTE PERFECTION This was my first experience in reading Oscar Wilde and the man s gift for prose and dialogue is magical This story read The Picture of Dorian Gray somewhat like a dark, corrupted Jane Austen in that the writing wa The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion It is not he who is revealed by the painter it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself The reason I will not exhibit this picture is that I am afraid that I have shown in it the secret of my own soulAnd so begins this tale of art and sin I would highly recommend first watching the movie Wilde, a film which takes the audience on a journey through the life of the tormented writer, from the beginnings of hThe sitter is merely the accident, the occasion It is not he who is revealed by the painter it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself The reason I will not exhibit this picture is that I am afraid that I have shown in it the secret of my own soul This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book The Picture of Dorian Gray reminded me why I hate classics.
Like Frankenstein, it starts out with a great premise what if a portrait bore the brunt of age and sin, while the person remained in the flush of youth How would that person feel as they watched a constant reminder of their true nature develop And like Frankenstein, it gets completely bogged down in uninteresting details and takes forever to get to the interesting bits Seriously, in a 230 page novel, the portrait doesn t even start to change until 10 This book The Picture of Dorian Gray reminded me why I hate classics.
Like Frankenstein, it starts out with a great premise what if a portrait bore the brunt of age and sin, while the person remained in the flush of youth How would that person feel as they watched a constant reminder of their true natur Facts that I know for sure 1 I got this edition because I m a slave to the aesthetics and that s exactly the kind of motive the ghost of Oscar Wilde would approve of2 It s safe to assume that no matter what I m doing, at any given moment in time, at least 20% of my brain capacity is perpetually dedicated to making sure I m clever enough, flamboyant enough, petty enough, gay enough, dramatic enough to earn the approval of the ghost of Oscar Wilde Gray is a beautiful yet corrupt man When he wishes that a perfect portrait of himself would bear the signs of ageing in his place, the picture becomes his hideous secret, as it follows Dorian s own downward spiral into cruelty and depravityEnthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life indulging his Reader â The Picture of Dorian Gray â Oscar Wilde desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society Only his portrait bears the traces of his decadence So I read The Picture of Dorian Gray all of Wilde s plays a couple of years ago but for some reason I never read The Picture of Dorian Gray this at the time This is probably the number one most requested book The Picture of Dorian Gray for me to read The Picture of Dorian Gray So I read The Picture of Dorian Gray it Are ya happy now ARE YA I really rather enjoyed this Well, obviously I mean, did you honestly think I wasn t going to like The Picture of Dorian Gray It s by Oscar Wilde for fuck s sake His prose is like spilled honey flowing across a wooden table and waterfalling onto the floor beneath The viscous liquid So I read The Picture of Dorian Gray all of Wilde s plays a couple of years ago but for some reason I never read The Picture of Dorian Gray this at the time This is probably the number one most requested book The Picture of Dorian Gray for me to read The Picture of Dorian Gray So I read The Picture of Dorian Gray it Are ya happy now ARE YA I really rather enjoyed this Well, obviously I mean, did you honestly think I wasn t going to like The Picture of Dorian Gray It s He grewandenamoured of his own beauty,andinterested in the corruption of his own soul I think I must have been about fifteen when I read The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray for the very first time and I was totally blown away by it There was this book, written in such a beautiful way, using such colourful and flowery language and there were those three amazing characters that made me feel and wonder and question their lives and decisions You might say that up until I pickedHe grewandenamoured of his own beauty,andinterested in the corruption of his own soul I think I must have been about fifteen when I read The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray for the very first time and I was totally blown away by it There was this book, written in such a beautiful way, using such colourful ☆ The Picture of Dorian Gray è I finished reading this last night, and afterwards I spent an entire hour staring into space so I could contemplate over the majesty of this work It left me speechless This book The Picture of Dorian Gray is exquisite it is an investigation into the human soul, the power of vanity and the problems of living a life with not a single consequence for your actions It s truly powerful stuff It begins with a simple realisation, and perhaps an obvious one But, for Dorian it is completely life changing He realises that bea I finished reading this last night, and afterwards I spent an entire hour staring into space so I could contemplate over the majesty of this work It left me speechless This book The Picture of Dorian Gray is exquisite it is an investigation into the human soul, the power of vanity and the problems of living a life with not a single consequence for your actions It s tr This is the first time I ve read The Picture of Dorian Gray this classic book.
but I ve loved Oscar Wilde for as long as I can remember There is much to take away from this book The Picture of Dorian Gray Themes exploring shallowness, selfishness, superficiality, hedonism, morality, and flaws of life and being human The dialogue is witty and humorous Oscar Wilde had great insights on beauty.
I love this quote But beauty, real beauty, ends where an intellectual expression begins Intellect is in itself a mode of exaggeration, and destroys t This is the first time I ve read The Picture of Dorian Gray this classic book.
but I ve loved Oscar Wilde for as long as I can remember There is much to take away from this book The Picture of Dorian Gray Themes exploring shallowness, selfishness, superficiality, hedonism, morality, and flaws of life and being human The dialogue is witty and humorous Oscar Wilde had great insights on beauty.
I love this quote But beau A face without a heart , so said Shakespeare in Hamlet, but it applies to the portrait of Dorian Gray even better When the young gentleman Dorian Gray from a wealthy aristocratic family in Victorian England, has his picture completed something is missing, Basil Hallward, the painter senses it and insists that no one sees his greatest work, except a few people The witty Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian s soon to be best friend seems amused, a shy artist All three are fascinated by the painting A face without a heart , so said Shakespeare in Hamlet, but it applies to the portrait of Dorian Gray even better When the young gentleman Dorian Gray from a wealthy aristocratic family in Victorian England, has his picture completed something is missing, Basil Hallward, the painter senses it and insists that no one sees his greatest work, except a few people The witty Lord Henry Wotton, Dor

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