de Profundis by Oscar Wilde, Fiction, Literary (Hardcover)

By Oscar Wilde

Aegypan, 9781598182736, 108pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2006



"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.