Lord Alfred Douglas

(1870—1945) poet and biographer

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poet, and friend of Wilde, who addressed to him his letter from prison De Profundis. Douglas translated Wilde's Salome from French to English (1894), and published several volumes of verse. He also wrote various defensive accounts of his relationship with Wilde, including Oscar Wilde and Myself (1914) and the less extreme Oscar Wilde: A Summing Up (1940); his autobiography appeared in 1929.

Subjects: Literature.

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