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Oscar Wilde

Dorian Orange

‘There was something in his face that made one trust him at once. All the candour of youth was there, as well as all youth’s passionate purity. One felt that he had kept himself unspotted from the world. No wonder… Read More »Dorian Orange

Ours is the Dorian Gray Age

  by Mark Simpson (The London Times, September 4 2009) “Are you tired of looking at me yet?” asks Ben Barnes as Dorian Gray in Oliver Parker’s new film adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s only novel. Ostensibly he’s asking the question… Read More »Ours is the Dorian Gray Age

Revenge of the Psychocrumpet

Oscar Wilde’s dramatic talents were no match for the blue-blooded battiness of the Douglases (Independent on Sunday, March 2002) There is a terrible, filthy vice which should strike horror and shame into the hearts of any red-blooded Englishman, and which… Read More »Revenge of the Psychocrumpet