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Wilde DE PROFUNDIS 1926 1st Ed Mod lib Gay From Jail

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Wilde DE PROFUNDIS 1926 1st Ed Mod lib Gay From Jail Wilde DE PROFUNDIS 1926 1st Ed Mod lib Gay From Jail


Written from Wilde's prison cell at Reading Gaol to his friend and lover Lord Alfred Douglas whom Wilde blamed for his imprisonment - , 'De Profundis' explodes the conventions of the traditional love letter and offers a scathing indictment of Douglas's behavior, a mournful elegy for Wilde's own lost greatness, and an impassioned plea for reconciliation. At once a bracingly honest account of ruinous attachment and a profound meditation on human suffering, 'De Profundis is a classic of gay literature. Richard Ellmann calls 'De Profundis 'a love letter.One of the greatest, and the longest, ever written.' Published here by Modern Library books as a stated First Modern Library edition in 1926, it contains introductions and commentaries from peopple close to Wilde and several additional letters by him -It is in very good condition in flexible soft leather covers - A great personal acquisition! - A Remarkable gift!!- Shipping $3.00 in USA.. Free USA shipping on additional wins!! International $12.00. Additional international wins will get some discount for combined shipping - Email for details -


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