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Oscar Wilde's classic tale of narcissism is rife with symbolism and classic themes. Beyond the critical approach, the story can simply be enjoyed on its own as a well-written tale of suspense and surprise.

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on The Picture of Dorian Gray, you explore Oscar Wildes great works about narcissism, rife with symbolism and classic themes. Here, you meet Dorian Gray and discover his secret pact with the devil to stay young and handsome, and the subsequent destruction of his soul.

This study guide carefully walks you through Dorians story by providing summaries and critical analyses of each chapter of the novel. You'll also explore the life and background of the author, Oscar Wilde, and gain insight into how he came to write this novel. Other features that help you study include

  • A list of characters
  • Glossaries to define new and unfamiliar terms
  • Critical essays about Oscar Wildes views and life
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A list of online resources for more study

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

About the Author

STANLEY P. BALDWIN received his M.A. in English from the University of Kentucky. He is a writer and teacher living in Nebraska.

Table of Contents

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

List of Characters.

Critical Commentaries.

Preface.

Chapter 1.

Chapter 2.

Chapter 3.

Chapter 4.

Chapter 5.

Chapter 6.

Chapter 7.

Chapter 8.

Chapter 9.

Chapter 10.

Chapter 11.

Chapters 12 and 13.

Chapter 14.

Chapter 15.

Chapter 16.

Chapters 17 and 18.

Chapters 19 and 20.

Critical Essays.

Review Questions and Essay Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

Online Resources.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764585067
Author:
Wilde, Oscar
Author:
Baldwin, Stanley P.
Author:
Wilde, Oscar
Author:
Cliffs Notes
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Location:
New York
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General
Subject:
History and criticism
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Outlines, syllabi, etc.
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Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
English literature
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
English literature -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Wilde, Oscar - Examinations
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
December 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , Oscar Wilde's classic tale of narcissism is rife with symbolism and classic themes. Beyond the critical approach, the story can simply be enjoyed on its own as a well-written tale of suspense and surprise.
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on The Picture of Dorian Gray, you explore Oscar Wildes great works about narcissism, rife with symbolism and classic themes. Here, you meet Dorian Gray and discover his secret pact with the devil to stay young and handsome, and the subsequent destruction of his soul.

This study guide carefully walks you through Dorians story by providing summaries and critical analyses of each chapter of the novel. You'll also explore the life and background of the author, Oscar Wilde, and gain insight into how he came to write this novel. Other features that help you study include

  • A list of characters
  • Glossaries to define new and unfamiliar terms
  • Critical essays about Oscar Wildes views and life
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A list of online resources for more study

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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