There was a wide range of negative and positive reviews follow both publications of The Picture of Dorian Gray in 1890 and 1891. Linked below are just a couple of the many reviews. These have been made available to the public by Project Gutenberg.


1. "A Study in Puppydom" in the St. James's Gazette published June 24th, 1890. (Followed by Wilde's letters back and forth with the editor of the magazine.)
2. "On Dorian Gray" in The Daily Chronicle published June 30, 1890. (Followed by a reply from Wilde)


1. "William Pater on Dorian Gray" in The Bookman published November 1891.
2. "The Athenaeum on Dorian Gray" published June 27th, 1891.

Full  Online Text Of :
Oscar Wilde: Art and Morality: A Defence of "The Picture of Dorian Gray." Project Gutenberg. Ed. Stuart Mason. 3 Nov. 2010. Web.