The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (1891) imagines a young man who sells his soul to ensure that a painting of him will age so that his own beauty never fades in this work of classic gothic fiction with a strong Faustian theme.
Discuss at the library on Monday, March 11, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.
It is silly of you, for there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
–Chapter 1, The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray Book Discussion Resources
- Download the free ebook from Project Guterberg
- Download the free audiobook from Librivox
- The Picture of Dorian Gray Discussion questions
- Classics Made Modern Book Discussion Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde presentation – Get more out of your experience with a quick overview including: author bio, historical context, pop culture trivia, memorable characters, the critics’ take, and quotes
- Discuss the book at the Goodreads Classic Made Modern eBooks Discussion or in the comments below.
Classics Made Modern eBook Discussion Group
The Classics Made Modern eBook Discussion encourages participants to read and discuss free ebook editions of classic literature and meet to discuss and enrich their experience.
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