By Oscar Wilde
(Alan Rodgers Books, Paperback, 9781598189056, 108pp.)
Publication Date: August 2006
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"De Profundis" does not resemble any of the other works that made Wilde famous; and it's a work that often seems to make critics uncomfortable. Perhaps justly so: in the end it's a response to Wilde's imprisonment for homosexuality. In our modern context, that makes the work easy to look away from -- but it also speaks to things that concern and disturb many people, even today.