De Profundis | Study Guide

Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde was an Irish writer and critic who achieved great success before personal scandal wrecked his life. Wilde was imprisoned for two years and suffered greatly, living for less than three years after being released. Read More
Bosie Bosie is Wilde's nickname for his former friend and lover Lord Alfred Douglas (1870–1945). Read More
John Douglas John Douglas the 9th Marquess of Queensberry (1844–1900) is not named in "De Profundis" but simply referred to as Bosie's father.
Sibyl Montgomery Sibyl Montgomery (1845–1930) was John Douglas's first wife. She is not named in "De Profundis" but simply referred to as Bosie's mother.
Jane Francesca Elgee Jane Francesca Elgee (1821–96) was Wilde's mother.
Constance Lloyd Constance Lloyd (1859–98) was a writer and Wilde's wife and mother of their children.
Robbie Ross Robbie Ross (1869–1918) was a writer as well as Wilde's close friend and literary executor.
Jesus Christ Jesus Christ (c. 4 BCE–39 CE) was a spiritual leader in ancient Galilee believed by Christians to be the son of and incarnation of God.
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