The Picture of Dorian Gray

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420,00 грн
ISBN: 9781509827831 Видавництво: Macmillan LtdАвтор: Оскар УайльдСерія: Macmillan Collector's LibraryОбкладинка: М'якаФормат: 104х157 ммстор.: 288Рік видання: 2017Мова Навчання: Англійська
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У цій оновленій версії історії про Фауста спокусником є лорд Генрі Уоттон, який живе егоїстично заради аморальної насолоди. Добрий ангел Доріана - художник-портретист Безіл Холлуорд, якого Доріан вбиває.

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On its first publication The Picture of Dorian Gray was regarded as dangerously modern in its depiction of fin-de-siecle decadence. In this updated version of the Faust story, the tempter is Lord Henry Wotton, who lives selfishly for amoral pleasure; Dorian's good angel is the portrait painter Basil Hallward, whom Dorian murders. The book highlights the tension between the polished surface of high society and the life of secret vice. Although sin is punished in the end the book has a flavour of the elegantly perverse.