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French influences on Oscar Wilde"s The picture of Dorian Gray and Salome

by Christa Satzinger

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.,
    • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
    • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Knowledge -- France.,
    • Salome (Biblical figure) -- In literature.,
    • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.,
    • English literature -- Irish authors -- French influences.,
    • Authors, Irish -- Homes and haunts -- France.,
    • Decadence (Literary movement),
    • France -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChrista Satzinger.
      SeriesSalzburg English & American studies ;, #21, Salzburg English & American studies ;, 21.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5819 .S25 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination315 p. ;
      Number of Pages315
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1113677M
      ISBN 100773412743
      LC Control Number94039600

      Oscar Wilde was born at 21 Westland Row, Dublin (now home of the Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College), the second of three children born to an Anglo-Irish couple: Jane, née Elgee and Sir William was two years younger than his brother, William (Willie) Wilde. Jane Wilde was a niece (by marriage) of the novelist, playwright and clergyman Charles Maturin ( – ), who may have Born: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, 16 .   Wilde, Oscar, Title: The Picture of Dorian Gray Note: , chapter version Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Didactic fiction Subject: Supernatural -- Fiction Subject: Conduct of life -- Fiction Subject: Portraits -- Fiction Subject: Great Britain -- History -- Victoria,

      The Picture of Dorian Gray could also be titled A Portrait of the Human Soul, for in his dark and tragic commentary Oscar Wilde spares no liberties in discussing morality, religion, society and the depths of the human condition. It is a deeply moving and inspired novel centering around the defining power of art/5(K). The Picture of Dorian Gray quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book. The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde. Study Guide Full Text. Summary. Plot Overview; Dorian’s thoughts echo French poets like Charles Baudelaire and Arthur Rimbaud, who believed that the description of intense experience was the key.

      The Yellow Book was a British quarterly literary periodical that was published in London from to It was published at The Bodley Head Publishing House by Elkin Mathews and John Lane, and later by John Lane alone, and edited by the American Henry Harland. The periodical was priced at 5 shillings and lent its name to the "Yellow Nineties", referring to the decade of its operation. 8 Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (Plain Label Books): 9 Pers. comm., Christopher Ricks, March Possibly Beckett knew this line of Wilde’s: “Truth in art is that whose contradictory is also true.” 10 Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest (New York: Avon Books, ): Hereafter cited as Earnest, with page number.


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French influences on Oscar Wilde"s The picture of Dorian Gray and Salome by Christa Satzinger Download PDF EPUB FB2

The French influences on Oscar Wilde's The picture of Dorian Gray, and Salome his honeymoon in Paris and Dieppe and his final years in exile there. It also examines sources and French models for "Dorian Gray". Wilde, Oscar, > Knowledge > France. Wilde, Oscar, Salomé. English literature > Irish authors > French.

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The Influence of Lord Henry in The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde Words | 10 Pages. In analyzing Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, concepts such as influence and the origin of evil in Dorian Gray play an exceptionally valuable role in understanding the motives of the characters.

As Lucius Cook puts it in his study of the French influences on The Picture of Dorian Gray, “No other book answers so clearly to this description” (31). Like des Esseintes, Dorian develops a variety of eclectic, passing obsessions, including a superficial interest in Catholicism (), perfumes (), concerts of exotic music (), jewels (), and embroideries and.

In the Picture of Dorian Gray, Lord Henry gives Dorian a yellow book in which he does not disclose the name of the book to Dorian. Oscar Wilde describes the book in detail explaining that it is a French Novel that talks about rather crazy experiences “pleasure seeking” of the main character.

In Oscar Wilde’s famous work The Picture of Dorian Gray, the overarching themes of aestheticism, influence, and societal decadence serve as important guides to the structure and meaning of the story as a alone definitely made the book both interesting and entertaining to me, but what seemed especially unique to me in the story were the characters and their respective.

The Picture of Dorian Gray, moral fantasy novel by Irish writer Oscar Wilde, published first in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine in and as a book in It is an archetypal tale of a young man who purchases eternal youth at the expense of his soul and a romantic exposition of Wilde.

He drew a lot of inspiration from French literary movements and authors. Wilde actually wrote a play in French entitled Salomé, which was translated into English in and performed in Paris in The Picture of Dorian Gray () was inspired by Gothic literature, which Wilde coupled with elements from French decadent : Catriona Burns.

The Picture of Dorian Gray: art, ethics and the artist Article by: Greg Buzwell Themes: The Gothic, London, Fin de siècle. Dark desires and forbidden pleasure are at the centre of The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Greg Buzwell examines the interplay between art and morality in Oscar Wilde’s novel, and considers its use of traditional Gothic motifs.

The Picture of Dorian Gray and Salome and connect them to Wilde’s ideas about the movement. By looking at these different fictional works I will try to answer the question: ‘In what way are the essays about aestheticisms reflected by Wilde’s fictional work, in particular in The Picture of Dorian Gray and Salome?’.

Previous research in this field has focussed primarily on The Picture of. CHAPTER 0. THE PREFACE. The artist is the creator of beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim. The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things.

During this period he wrote, among others, The Picture of Dorian Gray (), his only novel, which scandalized many readers and was widely denounced as immoral. Wilde simultaneously dismissed and encouraged such criticism with his statement in the preface, "There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book.4/5(6).

The presence or lack of a moral in Oscar Wilde’s novel The Picture of Dorian Gray is a topic of uncertainty. In reading The Picture of Dorian Gray and in hearing conflicting thoughts about morality in the novel, I couldn’t help but create a mental division between two types of morals.

One would be morals with direction, consisting of ones intended to lead the receiver of the moral to a. This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition. includes a glossary and reader?s notes to help the modern reader contend with Wilde?s many allusions and his complex approach to the human Wilde?s only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, first appeared in Dorian Gray, a handsome young man, falls in with a group of?friends.

whose amoral philosophies he finds quite Reviews: 1. Description. The Yellow Book was a fashionable magazine which ran from –97, taking its name from the notorious covering into which controversial French novels were placed at the is, in fact, a ‘yellow book’ which corrupts Dorian Gray in Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray; this generally thought to be Joris-Karl Huysmans’s À rebours ().

In spite of his perfect bilingualism, Oscar Wilde let a few English mistakes slip into his French text but that is minor and even attractively exotic.

It is difficult to really say if the English version is Wilde's or Lord Alfred Douglas's/5(33). Wilde's only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, first appeared as a novella in the Jissue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Dorian Gray caused quite a stir; critics and readers alike called it an immoral story.

Wilde published an expanded and revised version of the story in book form the next year. Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray the daughter of an Irish lawyer, and within two years they had two sons. During this period he wrote, among others, The Picture of Dorian Gray (), his only novel, which scandalized many readers and was widely denounced as immoral.

During this period he also wrote Salome, in French, but was. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a fantastic book. It’s not all that long, and is the only novelised evidence of Wilde’s literary talent. Personally, it took me two days to read, and I /5(K).

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Fearing the story was indecent, the magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words before publication without Wilde's : Oscar Wilde.

The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June Wilde later revised this edition, making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by .The Picture of Dorian Gray is an philosophical novel by writer and playwright Oscar Wilde.

First published as a complete story in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, the editors feared the story was indecent, and without Wilde's knowledge, deleted five hundred words before publication/5(K).OSCAR WILDE: IL RITRATTO DI DORIAN GRAY.

The picture of Dorian Gray. The protagonist of the novel is Dorian Gray, a young and handsome man. Dorian wants eternal youth and his desire is satisfied: the signs of age, experience and vice appear on .