Fun Facts Friday: Oscar Wilde
Latest Posts / October 16, 2020

Oscar Wilde ((16, October 1854 – 30, November 1900) was an Irish poet, social activist, and playwright, famous for his writings as he was lifestyle.

Thoughts on: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4 Stars , Classics , Fiction , Latest Posts / December 10, 2011

About: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde is a fictional book now considered a classic. The story appeared in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890 but Wilde modified the story before publishing it in 1891. See my Fun Facts Friday postabout this book to learn more. 304 pages Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press; Annotated edition ISBN-10: 0674057929 My rating for The Picture of Dorian Gray – 4 Buy & Save on The Picture of Dorian Gray through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle| Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK More books by Oscar Wilde Thoughts: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (official website) is a strange book. While its themes are certainly sophisticated and poignant, the book itself, I felt, was crude as if Wilde wrote it in anger.. The last chapter tied up everything together and made very astute observations. The story, in some form I felt, is certainly relevant today and especially during the time of super-consumerism holiday season. A time which I find distasteful, stressful and quite confusing. To Dorian Gray, his beauty and vanity become the tools which destroy his soul. He can no longer love, only lust. He can no longer be passionate, only a…

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