The picture of Dorian Gray
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Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wildes story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the authors most popular work. The tale of Dorian Grays moral disintegration caused a scandal when it rst appeared in 1890, but though Wilde was attacked for the novels corrupting inuence, he responded that there is, in fact, "a terrible moral in Dorian Gray." Just a few years later, the book and the aesthetic/moral dilemma it presented became issues in the trials occasioned by Wildes homosexual liaisons, which resulted in his imprisonment. Of Dorian Grays relationship to autobiography, Wilde noted in a letter, "Basil Hallward is what I think I am: Lord Henry what the world thinks me: Dorian what I would like to bein other ages, perhaps.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wilde, O. (2011). The picture of Dorian Gray . Kennebec/Chivers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. 2011. The Picture of Dorian Gray. Waterville, Me.: Kennebec/Chivers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. The Picture of Dorian Gray Waterville, Me.: Kennebec/Chivers, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray Kennebec/Chivers, 2011.

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