By Oscar Wilde
In this celebrated paintings, his purely novel, Wilde solid a devastating portrait of the results of evil and debauchery on a tender aesthete in late-19th-century England. Combining parts of the Gothic horror novel and decadent French fiction, the publication facilities on a extraordinary premise: As Dorian grey sinks right into a lifetime of crime and gross sensuality, his physique keeps excellent formative years and power whereas his lately painted portrait grows day-to-day right into a hideous checklist of evil, which he needs to preserve hidden from the area. For over a century, this enchanting story of horror and suspense has loved vast acceptance. It ranks as one among Wilde's most crucial creations and one of the vintage achievements of its kind.
Read or Download Picture of Dorian Grey PDF
Similar gay & lesbian books
In nineteenth-century Paris, Charles Baudelaire provoked the excoriations of critics and was once legally banned for corrupting public morality, but he used to be a key impression on many later thinkers and writers, together with Marcel Proust, Walter Benjamin, and T. S. Eliot. Baudelaire’s existence used to be as arguable and shiny as his works, as Rosemary Lloyd unearths in Charles Baudelaire, a succinct but discovered recounting.
Tip #4Don't Confuse your self. you are a guy relationship a guy. while I lived in Washington, DC, I in brief dated a guy named Greg. Greg had a spouse as soon as. whilst I met him he used to be divorced and courting males. Greg was once many years older than me and each time we went out he purposely held doorways open for me. The goal used to be great yet this seen reveal of whatever used to be uncomfortable for me.
Encouraged via the underground sexploitation movies of the Nineteen Sixties, this daring updating of the "roughie" subgenre and lampoon of auteur filmmaking mostly happens in ny City's East Village (circa the Bush era), and it chronicles the increase and fall of a special and extreme courting. Dolores and Serena, chemically based, down-and-out artists got down to take regulate in their lives through creating a fetish-noir/femdom motion picture.
Ebook by means of bounce, William
- Gender Reversals and Gender Cultures: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives
- Solitary Man
- The Living Eye (Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature)
- Do They Wear High Heels In Heaven?
- Banning Queer Blood: Rhetorics of Citizenship, Contagion, and Resistance
Extra info for Picture of Dorian Grey
His words wouldn’t let her go: You mean a lot to me . . She was in a whirl. By that time Molly had lived in Queensland for over twenty years, and the Sunshine Coast had become her favourite stamping ground. She knew the beaches well, those zips of luxury threading together two realities. But it was Mudjimba she was thinking of, the Old Woman. Separated out from the land, alone. She’d been introduced to the island before, of course, the lump of land fading in and out of sight depending on the weather.
It was full of powder-puff, acid yellow wattles and gums flowering in whites and creams and pinks, the ground covered with fading purple peas and pods. Marj knew their names: callistemon, acacia and hardenbergia. This country had to be something you sensed. How could she ever explain it? Of course Jimmy, if asked, would prefer the great, ordered English green, mazes of rose beds and interloping cream statues, but she didn’t ask. Rosy I’m strong, the letter continued, like you’ve been. You stand so tall, I’ve learnt it from you.
Take, eat, this is my body. Communion. Drink ye all of it, for this is my blood that was shed. Fat and gluttony. Do this often until we meet. And then there is Jimmy’s latest letter to contend with, in its reconstructed form. His words are etched in her mind . . I want to come back to Australia to visit you. Nothing heavy of course. Just to see you. Molly slipped into a tightly waisted pleated summer dress with red buttons. Morning sunlight washed the dull concrete. And to think I didn’t count on it being really hot, she mumbled, talking to herself, colouring her lips.