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Letters of Oscar Wilde, Volume 3 (1895-1897)

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The Letters of Oscar Wilde, Volume 3 (1895-1897) provides a fascinating glimpse into the mind of one of the most celebrated literary figures of the 19th century. Wilde's correspondence with friends, family, and colleagues gives readers a deeper understanding of his wit, intelligence, and complex personality.

In this volume, readers witness Wilde's struggles during his imprisonment and exile, as well as his enduring love for his family and friends. The letters also shed light on his creative process, as he discusses his work and engages in lively debates with his contemporaries.

Overall, this collection offers a poignant and insightful look at the life and mind of Oscar Wilde, making it a must-read for fans of his work and anyone interested in the literary and cultural history of the Victorian era.

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This third collection of the correspondence of Oscar Wilde includes the letters Wilde wrote from prison. It begins with notes of thanks to the friends who stood by him after his arrest, and ends with discussions of his plans for after his release. De Profundis, the long letter Wilde wrote to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, is represented by the expurgated 1913 edition as well as suppressed portions that were later published elsewhere. The letters are sourced from auction catalogues, biographies, and other texts in the public domain. For a complete collection of Wilde's letters, please see "The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde," edited by Merlin Holland and Rupert Hart-Davis. - Summary by Rob Marland

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