Born: 16th October 1854. Dublin, IrelandDied: 30th November 1900. Paris, France.Oscar Fingal oFlahertie Wills Wilde was a Irishwriter and poet. He became one of Londonsmostpopular playwrights in the early 1890s.Today he is remembered for his epigrams andplays, and the circumstances of hisimprisonment because of his romance with ayoung boy.
- The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895- Lady Windermeres Fan, 1892- The Happy Prince and Other Stories, 1888- Lord Arthur Saviles Crime and Other Stories (The Canterville Ghost we readthe book last year), 1891
The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearingas the lead story in "Lippincotts Monthly Magazine" on 20th June 1890. First edition
- Dorian Gray – Is a handsome young man who becomes friend of Lord Henry andthen gives his soul to the devil to be young forever.- Basil Hallward – A young artist and Dorian’s friend. He paints the portrait ofDorian.- Lord Henry "Harry" Wotton –Initially, he is a friend of Basil but later becomesmore interested in Dorian’s beauty. He always says that only matters pleasure.- Sibyl Vane – Is a beautiful young and talent actress but poor. She falls in lovewith Dorian.
Dorian Gray is a young man considered perfect. Dorian gives his soul to the devilto be young forever. Then, he begins to be a worse person. When he starts to dobad things, his actions appear in the picture as the years go by. While Dorian staysyoung forever, the picture looks older and uglier, showing his real soul. This picture is from the film Dorian Gray, 2009.
Dorian Gray is a 2009 British fantasy-thriller drama film based on Oscar Wildes1890 novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. This version is directed by Oliver Parker.
We chose this book because we know something about this story but we haventread the book and we found it interesting to work about it.We like the story because its original and we like fantasy genre.We will recommend it because its very interesting.You will enjoy reading it!