The picture of Dorian Gray

by Thomas, Roy, 1940-

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Teen Department - Teen Graphic Novels TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL Wilde
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Teen Department - Teen Graphic Novels
Painter Basil Hallward has done a portrait of a strange subject - youthful Dorian Gray, a man with a mysterious and tangled history. The young man broods on how unfair it is that he will age and his portrait will remain ever young. He wishes with all his might that it were otherwise - and in some bizarre, magical way - it is
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 6^-12. For teens who find even steadily paced novels a struggle, the biting but often meandering discussions between Basil and Lord Henry in Wilde's classic can seem overwhelming and pointless. But this version's informative sidebars make the surreal tale of the beautiful young man who never ages one that teens can not only tackle but also begin to relish. When the story advances or twists, Tony Ross' colorful artwork emphasizes Wilde's absurdly witty take on Victorian provincialism. For scenes in which characters discuss aesthetics, sidebar illustrations with helpful captions explain how Wilde's philosophies influenced his characterizations. Even when the sidebars only remotely relate to the story, they provide a clear cultural outline of the mores that resulted in Wilde's public undoing and his untimely death. The supplemental information and illustrations may strike sharp YA readers as amusing or interesting, but they may be the sole reason weaker readers tackle the novel at all. --Roger Leslie"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Marvel illustrated.
Subjects Appearance (Philosophy) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Conduct of life -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Publisher New York :Marvel,2009
Contributors Fiumara, Sebastian.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Marvel Comics Group.
Audience Rated: T+.
Language English
Notes "Contains material originally published in magazine form as Marvel illustrated: picture of Dorian Gray #1-6."
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9780785126560 (pbk.)
0785126562 (pbk.)
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