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The Ballad of Reading Gaol

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by The Musson Book Co. Limited in London, England, Toronto, Canada .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Oscar Wilde
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination[1]-39, [1] p. ; frontis. with tissue guard
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22171324M

The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide. by Bright Summaries | 3 Apr Paperback. In it he argues that his conduct was a result of his standing "in symbolic relations to the art and culture" of his time. After his release, Wilde left England for Paris, where he wrote what may be his most famous poem, The Ballad of Reading Gaol (), drawn from his prison experiences/5(2).

Oscar Wilde: The Ballad of Reading Gaol () (vv. 1—) In Memoriam C.T.W. Sometime Trooper of the Royal Horse Guards. Obiit H.M. Prison, Reading, Berkshire, July 7th, Nov 12,  · In , Oscar Wilde was sentenced to two years of hard labor as punishment for having engaged in homosexual acts. While serving out his sentence at Reading Gaol in Berkshire, Wilde witnessed the execution by hanging of a young soldier who had 5/5(10).

A stunning new reading of Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis (adapted by Frank McGuinness, from the stage production directed by Mark Rosenblatt) and The Ballad of Reading Gaol, performed by one of Britain’s greatest actors. One of the most famous and successful writers of his day, Oscar Wilde was celebrated as much for his flamboyant personality and his prodigious wit as for his provocative. "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile in Berneval-le-Grand in , after his release from Reading Gaol. Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading after being convicted of homosexual offences in and sentenced to two years' hard labour in prison.


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The Ballad of Reading Gaol is the last work by Wilde, which is sad for many reasons. The first is that Wilde claimed that something in him was killed by his incarceration and the second is that he is one of the best and brightest writers of his era/5.

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Wilde wrote the poem in He was now free, but a broken man, and a Author: Carol Rumens. The Ballad of Reading Gaol - He did not wear his scarlet coat. He did not wear his scarlet coat - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

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The charges stemmed from his affair with Lord Alfred Douglas, the son of the Marquis of Queensberry/5(K). Mar 24,  · "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile in Berneval-le-Grand, after his release from Reading Gaol on 19 May. The Ballad of Reading Gaol.

43 likes. An illustrated edition of The Ballad of Reading Gaol published in by Two Rivers Press, with illustrations by Peter Hay and and afterword by Peter Stoneley.

The Ballad of Reading Gaol by C [Oscar Wilde]. by WILDE (Oscar). THE CORNHILL BOOKLET. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at stevefrithphotography.com Dec 01,  · The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile either in Berneval-le-Grand or in Dieppe, France, after his release from Reading Gaol on or about 19 May Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading, after being convicted of homosexual offences in and sentenced to two years' hard labour in prison.5/5(2).

The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Wilde, Ballad Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde, First Edition. You Searched For: First Edition Thus. 37 pp, the book and contents are solid and tight, the pages are bordered by orange decorations and are clean, although all the pages are wrinkled, the endpapers have some light soil and the front one has an inked.

The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile either in Berneval or in Dieppe, France, after his release from Reading Gaol on or about 19 May Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading, after being convicted of homosexual offences in. Jul 12,  · Although titled The Ballad of Reading Gaol the book is a collection of Wilde's poetry and non the worse for that.

I first read The Ballad some 50 years ago and loved it. I ''ve downloaded now to my Kindle so that when I need a wee break from my normal diet of political, military, crime etc thrillers I can enjoy the beauty of a brilliant wordsmith/5(39).

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It provides a thorough exploration of the poem’s plot, characters and main themes, including the poem’s use of religious imagery and its political connotations. De Profundis: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Writings by Oscar Wilde.

Wordsworth Editions Ltd. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

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