De Profundis (häftad)
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Graphic Arts Books
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203 x 127 x 3 mm
59 g
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420:B&W 5 x 8 in or 203 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam

De Profundis

Häftad,  Engelska, 2021-03-25
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Oscar Wildes emotionally raw manuscript details the inner turmoil surrounding his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas following his controversial arrest and conviction for gross indecency Its an honest and intimate look at the author in his most vulnerable state. Oscar Wilde spent two years in prison from 1895 to 1897. It was during this time that he wrote a 50,000-word letter to his former lover and friend, Lord Alfred Douglas. Published under the title, De Profundis its an exploration of Wilde and Douglas relationship which was fueled by passion and disfunction. The writer criticizes Douglas vanity and lack of integrity, while revealing his growth and spiritual development. De Profundis is arguably one of Oscar Wildes most candid works. It was greatly affected by his physical and mental isolation during confinement. Despite his conditions, Wilde managed to produce a raw and unfiltered piece about love, loss and spiritual renewal. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of De Profundis is both modern and readable.
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Oscar Wilde (18541900) was a Dublin-born poet and playwright who studied at the Portora Royal School, before attending Trinity College and Magdalen College, Oxford. The son of two writers, Wilde grew up in an intellectual environment. As a young man, his poetry appeared in various periodicals including Dublin University Magazine. In 1881, he published his first book Poems, an expansive collection of his earlier works. His only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, was released in 1890 followed by the acclaimed plays Lady Windermeres Fan (1893) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895).