THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Oscar Wilde Literary Criticism

The Picture of Dorian Gray

An essay by Julia Kent of the American University of Beirut which uses Wilde's novel as a means to explore the perceived differences of character depiction between English and French novels, looking in particular at the chapter on the "yellow book".
An essay by Charles C. Nickerson of Trinity College, Oxford, exploring the gestation of Wilde's novel; the article originally appeared in The Times Literary Supplement.

The Fairy Tales

An essay by Clifton Snider, a Professor Emeritus of California State University, which features a Jungian analysis of several of Wilde's stories.