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A lovely essay, full of sadness that makes you want to curl up into profumdis ball and cry. De Profundis is a long letter addressed to Lord Douglas by Oscar Wilde who reproaches him for having abandoned him to his fate. Want to Read saving…. Alfred Douglas Os Dois Amores Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jul 28, Richard Stuart rated it it was amazing. Books by Oscar Wilde. It is worded beautifully the I had to stop several times and process and savor his words.

And to mock at a soul in pain is a dreadful thing. The second osvar of the letter is the introspection on himself. A pillory is a terrific reality.

De Profundis is Wilde’s metaphysical ‘coming out’ with all the bitterness and ugliness transcending into imagination and love.

The Note-Books of Samuel Butler. Wilde is struggling and succeeding to take posession of more and more of his mysterious hinterland. How can a love be so true be so wrong? In All The Silent Manliness. Tiene partes que me llegaron al alma. We cannot divide it by seasons. I thought this was a remarkable book — and a terribly sad book too.


Ashley rated it it was amazing Mar 20, A pedestal may llvro a very unreal thing. Wilde loved for both of them, but he let everything else go. The mother is afraid of both. The real title that Wilde chose for this letter-book was Epistola in Carcere et Vinculis. This edition also includes further letters to his wife, his friends, the Home Secretary, newspaper editors and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas – Profundos – himself, as well as ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’, the heart-rending poem about a man sentenced to hang for the murder of the woman he loved.

It is well to have learned that.

De Profundis and Other Prison Writings by Oscar Wilde

But I would not hate you. The Art of Illustration. I tok pleasure where it pleased me and passed on. Helida rated it it was amazing Feb 13, This is a must-read for any Wilde fan — especially as it details his thoughts during his incarceration.

The important thing here is always to have love in us, in any circumstance, for there is no prison in the world whose entrance can not force love. He pointed out that forms and ceremonies were made for man, not man for forms and ceremonies.

View all 19 comments. When faced with the abyss before you, is there only emptiness or is there a new beginning? No collection, or indeed beginnings of understanding, of Wilde can possibly be complete without it.

ENGLISH I started to read this book in order to know a little more about one prpfundis my favorite authors, but I finished reading it knowing a little more about humanity. View all 3 comments. I think, though, that it is often good to be reminded of both the infinite harm we can cause to other people and also the near perfect gift we give that is contained in our simplest act of kindness.


I love Oscar Wilde. Preview — De Profundis by Oscar Wilde.

It’s the only way to explain why he allowed to be treated so grotesquely bad by his destructive pseudo-ephebe lover “pseudoephebe” I say since Bosie was no longer an adolescent when he met Wilde.

It is funny how sometimes books come at you and when I say you, I mean mesometimes almost in clusters. The narrative is powerful, poignant and strong. Susan Forward has also written books about the legit hatred we must feel toward our abusive parents before being capable of breaking away from a hellish relationship with our partner.

It’s a friendship in hell that was crafted in heaven. Apr 13, Ana Karenina rated it really liked it.

De Profundis

Yet you are left with a very sad feeling. This is an intensely personal examination of Wilde’s journey during incarceration. The big question I have is: Oscar Wildewho had accustomed us to very beautiful reflections on wildr and his aesthetics, gives us here a sort of last very moving testimony that will be Two magnificent texts by Oscar Wildeparticularly poignant.