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El retrato de Dorian Gray
     

El retrato de Dorian Gray

by Oscar Wilde
 

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When published in 1890, Oscar Wilde's version of the Faust myth, wherein a fashionable young man sells his soul for eternal youth while his portrait grows old, was attacked for its "mawkish and nauseous" tone. However, the novel has fascinated readers for over a century. This Paperback Classic edition includes an Introduction by Quentin Crisp.

Overview

When published in 1890, Oscar Wilde's version of the Faust myth, wherein a fashionable young man sells his soul for eternal youth while his portrait grows old, was attacked for its "mawkish and nauseous" tone. However, the novel has fascinated readers for over a century. This Paperback Classic edition includes an Introduction by Quentin Crisp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783736830479
Publisher:
BookRix
Publication date:
08/06/2014
Sold by:
Readbox
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
315
File size:
365 KB

Meet the Author


Oscar Wilde was a controversial Irish novelist, poet, and dramatist from the late 1800s who died an indigent. The Canterville Ghost, The Happy Prince, The Importance of Being Earnest, and De Profundis are among his most prominent writings.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date of Death:
November 30, 1900
Place of Birth:
Dublin, Ireland
Place of Death:
Paris, France
Education:
The Royal School in Enniskillen, Dublin, 1864; Trinity College, Dublin, 1871; Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1874

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