12 Unknown Facts About Oscar Wilde & ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’

12 Unknown Facts About Oscar Wilde & ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’

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Today marks exactly 131 years since the first publication of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by famous Irish writer, Oscar Wilde, in its earliest form in ‘Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine.’ To celebrate this novel that has since then become a manifesto for the British Aesthetic movement, and its author that has gained considerable recognition among scholars and artists alike, let’s take a look at some unknown facts about Oscar Wilde, and ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray!’ From fun to heartbreaking, fascinating to scandalous, take your pick, and share your favorite piece of trivia with your friends!

Best Quotes from ‘The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe’

Best Quotes from ‘The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe’

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Published on this day October 16th in 1950, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis is a classic of children’s literature that generations of people have come to love. The Chronicles of Narnia’s seven books have been in continuous publication since 1956, selling over 100 million copies in 47 languages and in Braille. They have been adapted for radio, television, the stage, and film. Here are some of the quotes from this beloved classic that make The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe the amazing book it is. image via amazon “Peter did not feel very brave; indeed, he felt …