Some day I will show the world what it is; and for that reason the world shall never see my portrait of Dorian
On the 21st of June 1895, four years after the Portrait of Dorian
Gray was released in London and Philadelphia, Albert Savine published a French translation by Eugene Tardieu and Georges Maurevert.
One of our first reads was Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Dorian
On the day the troika finally agree the terms of any loan with our government, the fabric of your umbrella will start to shred, rather like the portrait of Dorian
The self-abusing male, however, is , except in Teleny and The Portrait of Dorian
Gray, in which it forms part of the general phosphorescent glow of sinisterly attractive decadence - an unattractive figure, lacking as much in manly attractions as he does in manly self-control.
The only reason God has spared him is as a daily reminder of the awful decay of the portrait of Dorian
She won roles in Shadow of the Thin Man (1941), The Human Comedy (1942), See Here, Private Hargrove (1944), Portrait of Dorian
Gray (1945), and other films.
MATTHEW Bourne's latest endeavour takes Oscar Wilde's Portrait of Dorian
Gray and transports the tale into the present day as a bitter indictment of the cult of celebrity and search for everlasting youth.
Updating the work to Dorian being a supermodel (as in Duncan Roy's 2006 Portrait of Dorian
Gray) surrounded by legions of other vapid models, he ceases to be special.
This problem is indeed foreshadowed in his earlier refusal to show his portrait of Dorian
to an all-too-curious public and to hold his heart "under their microscope" (15).
Michela Marzano and Alain Milon offer a provocative reading of Wilde's Portrait of Dorian
Gray in which the faux dandy Gray is opposed to the real dandy Lord Henry, the latter serving to 'heroise[r] le present' and to present art not as a means of combatting the passage of time, but rather as an opportunity for the free exercise of reason.
Is there a Portrait of Dorian
(or Donny-an) Grey syndrome happening here?