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Book Information: Priest and the Acolyte, the

Priest and the Acolyte, the (1894) [Short Story]
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

An early sensitive portrayal of the romantic relationship between a priest and his male assistant.

First published in The Chameleon, 1894.

Original title: The Priest and the Acolyte
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGay & LesbianGay Male
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


  • Originally published anonymously, many believed this was the work of Oscar Wilde. During the court trials between Wilde and the Marquess of Queensberry, the story was used to attack Wilde's sexual life.

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