The importance of being bored: The dividends of ennui in The Picture of Dorian Gray

Nunokawa, Jeff
September 1996
Studies in the Novel;Fall96, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p357
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Presents a textual criticism and interpretation of the novel `The Picture of Dorian Gray,' by Oscar Wilde. Distinction between the boredom of the novel's readers from the boredom of its characters; Exploration about homosexual and heterosexual desires.


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