Table of Contents

Introduction
Author Name: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

The Preface

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Appendix A: from Wilde’s “The Decay of Lying” (1889)
Appendix B: from Wilde’s “Pen, Pencil and Poison” (1889)

Appendix C: from Wilde’s “The Critic as Artist” (1890)
Appendix D: Dorian Gray’s Name

Appendix E: “Poisoned by a book” and “the worship of the senses”: Huysmans’ A Rebours and Pater’s Renaissance
Appendix F: The First Wilde Trial (1895)
Appendix G: Wildean “Languor”

Appendix H: Contemporary Reviews and Wilde’s Responses

Works Cited and Recommended Reading

Posted on October 29, 2015