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De Profundis and other writings.

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in 1954 under title: Selected essays and poems.

StatementWith an introduction by Hesketh Pearson.
SeriesPenguin English library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5811 .P4 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5093566M
ISBN 10014043089X
LC Control Number74165179

De Profundis and Other Prison Writings is a new selection of Oscar Wilde's prison letters and poetry in Penguin Classics, edited and introduced by Colm Tóibín.. At the start of , Oscar Wilde was the toast of London, widely feted for his most recent stage success, An Ideal by May of the same year, Wilde was in Reading prison sentenced to hard labour/5(46). De Profundis (Latin: "from the depths") is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to "Bosie" (Lord Alfred Douglas).. In its first half Wilde recounts their previous relationship and extravagant lifestyle which eventually led to Wilde's conviction and imprisonment for gross indicts both Lord Alfred's vanity and his own weakness in acceding to .

  De Profundis and Other Prison Writings is a new selection of Oscar Wilde's prison letters and poetry in Penguin Classics, edited and introduced by Colm Tóibín. At the start of , Oscar Wilde was 5/5(4). Click to read more about De Profundis and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) by Oscar Wilde. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(6).

Then there is the emotional genius of De Profundis, the long, introspective and often hostile letter he addressed to Lord Alfred Douglas from prison. And there is the poetical genius of The Ballad of Reading Gaol, in which Wilde's generous nature could movingly express for another's misery the sorrow he found it hard to express for his own. ― Oscar Wilde, quote from De Profundis and Other Writings “Οι περισσότεροι άνθρωποι είναι άλλοι άνθρωποι.Οι σκέψεις τους είναι οι απόψεις κάποιου άλλου,η ζωή .


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