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Le Portrait de Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray est un roman d Oscar Wilde publi en r vis en et crit dans le contexte de l poque victorienne L auteur y inclut des th mes relevant de l esth tique tels que l art la beaut la jeunesse la morale l h donisme etc Le roman est fantastique mais aussi philosophique et met en lumi re la personnalit quivoque du dandy irlandais ainsi que le courant d cadentiste ce qui suscite de virulents changes de lettres entre Wilde et plusieurs journaux tr s critiques jugeant l uvre r pugnante C est galement l unique roman de Wilde dans toute sa carri re .

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde was first published as a serial story in the July issue of Lippincott s Monthly Magazine As submitted by Wilde to the magazine the editors feared the story was indecent and deleted five hundred words before publication without Wilde s knowledge Despite that censorship The Picture of Dorian Gray offended the moral sensibilities of British book reviewers some of whom said that Oscar Wilde merited prosecution for violating the laws guarding the public morality In response Wilde aggressively defended his novel and art in correspondence with the British press Wilde revised and expanded the magazine edition of The Picture of Dorian Gray for publication as a novel the book edition featured an aphoristic preface an apologia about the art of the novel and the reader The content style and presentation of the preface made it famous in its own literary right as social and cultural criticism In April the editorial house Ward Lock and Company published the revised version of The Picture of Dorian Gray The only novel written by Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray exists in two versions the magazine edition and the book edition the story he submitted for serial publication in Lippincott s Monthly Magazine As literature of the th century The Picture of Dorian Gray is an example of Gothic fiction with strong themes interpreted from the legendary Faust by Oscar Wilde

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Le Portrait de Dorian Gray / The Picture of Dorian Gray: Édition bilingue: français - anglais / Bilingual Edition: French - English
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Although Oscar Wilde created a wide range of poetry essays and fairy tales and one novel in his brief tragic life he is perhaps best known as a dramatist His witty clever drama populated by brilliant talkers skilled in the art of riposte and paradox are still staples of the theatrical repertoire br i An Ideal Husband i revolves around a blackmail scheme that forces a married couple to reexamine their moral standards providing along the way a wry commentary on the rarity of politicians who can claim to be ethically pure A supporting cast of young lovers society matrons an overbearing father and a formidable femme fatale continually exchange sparkling repartee keeping the play moving at a lively pace br Like most of Wilde s plays this scintillating drawing room comedy is wise well constructed and deeply satisfying An instant success at its debut the play continues to delight audiences over one hundred years later i An Ideal Husband i is a must read for Wilde fans students of English literature and anyone delighted by wit urbanity and timeless sophistication, Written in his distinctively dazzling manner Oscar Wilde s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author s most popular work The tale of Dorian Gray s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it rst appeared in but though Wilde was attacked for the novel s corrupting in uence he responded that there is in fact a terrible moral in i Dorian Gray i Just a few years later the book and the aesthetic moral dilemma it presented became issues in the trials occasioned by Wilde s homosexual liaisons which resulted in his imprisonment Of Dorian Gray s 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 be in other ages perhaps, In print since this is a single volume collection of Oscar Wilde s texts It contains his only novel The Portrait of Dorian Gray as well as his plays stories poems essays and letters Illustrated with many photographs the book includes introductions to each section by Wilde s grandon Merlin Holoand Owen Dudley Edwards Declan Kibertd and Terence Brown A comprehensive bibliography of works by and about Oscar Wilde together with a chronological table of his life and work are also included, Oscar Wilde s madcap farce about mistaken identities secret engagements and lovers entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its publication and premiere performance The rapid fire wit and eccentric characters of The Importance of Being Earnest have made it a mainstay of the high school curriculum for decades br br Cecily Cardew and Gwendolen Fairfax are both in love with the same mythical suitor Jack Worthing has wooed Gewndolen as Ernest while Algernon has also posed as Ernest to win the heart of Jack s ward Cecily When all four arrive at Jack s country home on the same weekend the rivals to fight for Ernest s undivided attention and the Ernests to claim their beloveds pandemonium breaks loose Only a senile nursemaid and an old discarded hand bag can save the day br br This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader s notes to help the modern reader appreciate Wilde s wry wit and elaborate plot twists