Essay: Realist And Gothic Constructions in “The Picture of Dorian Gray”

“The Picture of Dorian Gray”, Oscar Wilde’s only novel, appeared for the first time as a novella in “Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine” in 1890. At the moment when the novel was first published, the response was nothing but negative. Many newspapers and literary magazines criticised the novel calling it immoral. The St. James Gazette referred to […]

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