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The Picture of Dorian Gray
by Oscar Wilde and Cliffs Notes and Stanley P. Baldwin


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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 Wilde's 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 Dorian's 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 Wilde's views and life
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A list of online resources for more study

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


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780764585067
  • ISBN-10: 0764585061
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: December 1999
  • Page Count: 80
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.28 x 0.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19 pounds

Series: Cliffsnotes Literature Guides

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