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The Picture of Dorian Gray Penguin Classics

by Oscar Wilde

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The Picture of Dorian Gray Penguin Classics by Oscar Wilde

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ISBN: 9780241423219
Publication date: 26th September 2019
Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: CD-Audio
Categories: Classic fiction (pre c 1945),

About Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. He went to Trinity College, Dublin and then to Magdalen College, Oxford, where he began to propagandize the new Aesthetic (or 'Art for Art's Sake') Movement. Despite winning a first and the Newdigate Prize for Poetry, Wilde failed to obtain an Oxford scholarship, and was forced to earn a living by lecturing and writing for periodicals. After his marriage to Constance Lloyd in 1884, he tried to establish himself as a writer, but with little initial success. However, his three volumes of short fiction, The Happy Prince (1888), Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1891) ...

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