History of Rome

Reading experience

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History of Rome

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

Books read by Oscar Wilde in Pentonville and Wandsworth Prisons, June - November 1895: St Augustine, ""Confessions"" and ""De Civitate Dei""; Pascal, ""Pensees"" and ""Provincial Letters""; Walter Pater, ""Studies in the History of the Renaissance""; T. Mommsen, ""The History of Rome"" (5 vols); Cardinal Newman, ""The Grammar of Ascent"", ""Apologia Pro Vita Sua"", ""Two Essays on Miracles"" and ""The Idea of a University"".

Source

Oscar's Books

Text being read

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TST4
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Wilde, Oscar
Aged 38-41 [Experience was between 1892 and 1895, born in 1854]

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Date of Reading Experience
June 1 1892 - November 21 1895
Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
Source author explains: '[Richard] Haldane purchased all the selected volumes, perhaps with the financial help of Lady Brooke, and sent them to Pentonville. Although Wilde had yet to serve three months of his sentence, the books were issued to him at the rate of one title per week...' (pp. 244)Wilde read and re-read everything that was available to him.

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Accessed on 2020/02/25 13:37:10

Related place
England
Related people
Wilde, Oscar
Related text or manuscript
Oscar's Books
Related place
England
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History of Rome

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-25760

Evidence

Books read by Oscar Wilde in Pentonville and Wandsworth Prisons, June - November 1895: St Augustine, ""Confessions"" and ""De Civitate Dei""; Pascal, ""Pensees"" and ""Provincial Letters""; Walter Pater, ""Studies in the History of the Renaissance""; T. Mommsen, ""The History of Rome"" (5 vols); Cardinal Newman, ""The Grammar of Ascent"", ""Apologia Pro Vita Sua"", ""Two Essays on Miracles"" and ""The Idea of a University"".

Source

Oscar's Books

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR205 Institution

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Wilde, Oscar
Aged 38-41 [Experience was between 1892 and 1895, born in 1854]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
June 1 1892 - November 21 1895
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT122
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Source author explains: '[Richard] Haldane purchased all the selected volumes, perhaps with the financial help of Lady Brooke, and sent them to Pentonville. Although Wilde had yet to serve three months of his sentence, the books were issued to him at the rate of one title per week...' (pp. 244)Wilde read and re-read everything that was available to him.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

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Accessed on 2020/02/25 13:37:10

Related place
England
Related people
Wilde, Oscar
Related text or manuscript
Oscar's Books
Related place
England
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