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  • ISBN: 9781843799146
  • ISBN: 1843799146
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (04 hr., 54 min., 49 sec.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2015.

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Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Merlin Holland and Simon Russell Beale.
Summary, etc.:
Written during his time in Reading Gaol, De Profundis is Oscar Wilde's moving letter to Lord Alfred Douglas, whose relationship with Wilde led to the poet's imprisonment. Here Wilde repudiates Lord Alfred and reflects on his ordeal, acknowledging how the depths of his sorrow have helped liberate him towards a fuller, freer wisdom. Brimming with beautiful passages, De Profundis is a profound and inspiring treatise on the meaning of suffering.
Source of Description Note:
Online resource; title from MP3 title screen (OverDrive, viewed September 2, 2015).
Subject: Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 > Correspondence.
Authors, Irish > 19th century > Correspondence.
Prisoners > England > Reading > Correspondence.
Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945 > Correspondence.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.

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