De Profundis And Other Prison Writings

Wilde Oscar

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: PenquinBooks
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2013
Edition: Reprint

Description: 266 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: A definitive new collection of Oscar Wildes best prison letters and poetry, with an introduction by Colm Toibin Bankrupt and with his reputation in ruins, Oscar Wilde wrote the astonishing letter De Profundis� to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, while in prison. Editor Colm Toibin, the acclaimed author of The Blackwater Lightship, The Master, and Brooklyn, describes it as Wildes greatest piece of prose writing.� Also included is The Ballad of Reading Gaol,� Wildes most famous poem and one of the greatest ballads in the English language, as well as other letters Wilde wrote from prison that reveal the true effects of incarceration on the people he met. Based on the Penguin Classics edition of the Complete Letters, this collection features a new introduction, notes, and appendices.

ISBN: 9780140439908


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