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WILDE, O.: De Profundis (Unabridged)

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.



Disc 1

  Introduction by Merlin Holland
1.   Play with flash player Introduction by Merlin Holland 00:08:49
  De Profundis (Unabridged)
2.   Play with flash player De Profundis 00:06:26
3.   Play with flash player I remember, for instance, in September '93… 00:07:12
4.   Play with flash player When I tell you that between the autumn of 1892… 00:08:50
5.   Play with flash player On our return to London those of my friends… 00:09:18
6.   Play with flash player On my return to London next day I remember… 00:08:58
7.   Play with flash player I spoke of your conduct to me on three successive days… 00:09:28


Disc 2

  De Profundis (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player You concluded your letter by saying… 00:08:05
2.   Play with flash player While I am staying with you at Salisbury you are terribly… 00:06:36
3.   Play with flash player You thought again that in sending a lawyer's letter… 00:07:05
4.   Play with flash player Hate blinds people. You were not aware of that. 00:07:12
5.   Play with flash player The key of the situation rested entirely with yourself. 00:08:55
6.   Play with flash player How clearly I saw it then, as now, I need not tell you. 00:06:52
7.   Play with flash player The second piece of news followed shortly afterwards. 00:09:25
8.   Play with flash player But at the time I wrote to you I felt that for both our sakes… 00:07:03


Disc 3

  De Profundis (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Three more months go over… 00:08:13
2.   Play with flash player I have spoken to you at length on this point in order that… 00:00:44
3.   Play with flash player Ah! had you been in prison – I will not say through… 00:06:58
4.   Play with flash player And the end of it all is that I have got to forgive you. 00:08:23
5.   Play with flash player Of course I know that to ask for alms on the highway… 00:08:20
6.   Play with flash player Many men on their release carry their prison along… 00:06:54
7.   Play with flash player Sorrow, then, and all that it teaches one… 00:09:00
8.   Play with flash player This new life, as through my love of Dante… 00:06:30


Disc 4

  De Profundis (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Christ's place indeed is with the poets. 00:07:36
2.   Play with flash player I bore up against everything with some stubbornness… 00:07:37
3.   Play with flash player The song of Isaiah, 'He is despised…' 00:07:34
4.   Play with flash player And while in reading the Gospels… 00:08:03
5.   Play with flash player Those whom he saved from their sins… 00:06:32
6.   Play with flash player I hope to live long enough, and to produce work of such… 00:07:09
7.   Play with flash player To each of us different fates have been meted out… 00:09:16
8.   Play with flash player And the curious thing to me is that you should… 00:05:46


Disc 5

  De Profundis (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Does it ever occur to you what an awful position… 00:06:08
2.   Play with flash player As if it had been possible for me to gradually drop you! 00:07:20
3.   Play with flash player I know she puts the blame on me. I hear of it… 00:07:37
4.   Play with flash player I remember as I was sitting in the dock on the occasion… 00:07:41
5.   Play with flash player I know of nothing in all Drama more incomparable… 00:06:51
6.   Play with flash player I am told by More Adey in his letter that last summer… 00:06:31
7.   Play with flash player The second thing about which I have to speak to you… 00:06:21
8.   Play with flash player I hope that our meeting will be what a meeting between you… 00:05:06

Total Playing Time: 04:48:24






Author(s):
Holland, Merlin; Wilde, Oscar

Reader(s):
Beale, Simon Russell; Holland, Merlin

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Period: Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: NA0210

Barcode: 9781843799139

Release Date: 2015

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