This short work of Wilde's was written during his two year incarceration for "gross indecency". This work is a letter which sorts out his life, and his love toward Lord Alfred Douglas. Wilde wrote this as a farewell letter to Douglas. (summary by Aaron Elliott)NOTE: "Transcribed from the 1913 Methuen & Co. edition Note that later editions of De Profundis contained more material. The most complete editions are still in copyright in the U.S.A."