The Picture of Dorian Gray
Sprache - Englisch
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<p>Journey into a world of beauty, decadence, and dark secrets. Dorian Gray, a young and handsome man, is lured into a life of hedonism after having his portrait painted. As he indulges in a life of pleasure and sin, he remains youthful while his portrait ages, bearing the burden of his sins. Wilde's haunting tale explores the price of vanity and the corrupting influence of a life devoid of conscience. With its timeless themes and unforgettable characters, "The Picture of Dorian Gray" is a gripping and thought-provoking masterpiece that leaves a lasting impression on the mind and soul.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
<b>Oscar Wilde</b> (1854-1900) was a flamboyant and brilliant Irish playwright, poet, and author, renowned for his razor-sharp wit and satirical insights. With his exuberant personality and unconventional style, Wilde became a prominent figure in the aesthetic and decadent movements of the late 19th century.
From his famous plays like "The Importance of Being Earnest" to his only novel, "The Picture of Dorian Gray," Wilde's works challenged societal norms and explored the complexities of human nature and morality. He cleverly blended comedy with social commentary, captivating audiences with his delightful humor and profound observations.
Despite achieving fame and success, Wilde's life took a tragic turn when he faced public scandal and persecution for his personal life. Despite this adversity, he maintained his eloquence and wit until the end, leaving a lasting legacy as one of the most celebrated literary figures in history. Oscar Wilde's writings continue to be cherished for their timeless charm and their ability to provoke thought, ensuring that his influence endures for generations to come.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Size: 158 Pages
Filesize: 278.7 KB
Published: Aug. 29, 2023