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The Picture of Dorian Gray Penguin Classics by Oscar Wilde
|Publication date:||26th September 2019|
|Publisher:||Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Categories:||Classic fiction (pre c 1945),|
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) ...More About Oscar Wilde