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De Profundis - Oscar Wilde
De Profundis
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While imprisoned, Wilde wrote this long letter of recrimination to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. It offers fascinating insights into Wilde's life in prison and the background and psychology of a notorious affair.
While imprisoned, Wilde wrote this long letter of recrimination to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. It offers fascinating insights into Wilde's life in prison and the background and psychology of a notorious affair.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486293080 (0486293084)
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
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Beautiful, fascinating, poetic, and heartbreaking, Wilde becomes the “spectator of his own tragedy” in De Profundis and attempts a sort of mystical Confiteor to make sense of the suffering of his soul. When first I was put into prison some people advised me to try and forget who I was. It was ruinou...
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