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Episode 39 - The Picture of Dorian Gray

Season 4, Ep. 39

Two friends and academics recap classic literature and take it off its pedestal. In out thirty-ninth episode, our Audience Pick from Season Three, and Queer Con 2023, we recap our first Decadent text, Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891). In this episode, we throw a hate party for Lord Alfred Douglas, discover that Abby is both already a queer icon AND knows what music is, and see if Oscar Wilde is funny enough to do a Save Me From My Shelf-style recap.


Cover art © Catherine Wu.


Episode theme: Richard Strauss, 'Tanz' from Salome, Op. 54.

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