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Does Oscar Wilde's novel ''The Picture of Dorian Gray'' challenge the values of the Aestheticism...

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Does Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray challenge the values of the Aestheticism Movement?

Wilde and Aestheticism:

Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright of the late 19th century, whose colorful personal life often overshadowed his huge literary talent. "The Picture of Dorian Gray is an 1890 novel.

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The title character holds on to his youthful appearance, while his portrait increasingly reflects the decadent and ruined life led by the protagonist....

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The Picture of Dorian Gray: Plot, Characters & Vanity

from English 101: English Literature

Chapter 9 / Lesson 2
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