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Bibliography: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Wilde, Oscar

The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wilde, Oscar
Note Source
Song of the Lark Preface; Journal 5/19/1895
Note Relating to Cather

In her preface to the 1937 Autograph Edition of Song of the Lark, Cather writes that "the life of nearly every artist who succeeds in the true sense (succeeds in delivering himself completely to his art) is more or less like Wilde's story," which she inaccurately calls "The Portrait of Dorian Grey."

In an 1895 Journal article Cather writes: "We will have no more such plays as Lady Windermere's Fan, no more such stories as The Picture of Dorian Gray. We can do without them."