The Ballad of Reading Gaol

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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by Oscar Wilde
     
 

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This is a fully illustrated edition of Oscar Wilde's classic poetic account of his imprisonment following his sensational trial for homosexual offences. The poetry is rich in human sympathy and infused with the author's suffering.  See more details below

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This is a fully illustrated edition of Oscar Wilde's classic poetic account of his imprisonment following his sensational trial for homosexual offences. The poetry is rich in human sympathy and infused with the author's suffering.

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Library Journal
Woodstock's facsimile series takes a walk on the Wilde side with this poetry duo from 1898 and 1892, respectively. The former volume offers one long poem, while the latter contains about 50 shorter pieces. These reproductions additionally include scholarly introductions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781497512122
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.07(d)

Meet the Author

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 - 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date of Death:
November 30, 1900
Place of Birth:
Dublin, Ireland
Place of Death:
Paris, France
Education:
The Royal School in Enniskillen, Dublin, 1864; Trinity College, Dublin, 1871; Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1874

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The Ballad Of Reading Gaol; 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oscar Wilde's finest poetry.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She nodded giggling at nothing
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Sleeps
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gtg bbt
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gtgtb.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Holds her baby brother who is sleeping and watches
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sleeps "Can i go back to my cell plz??"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ok....see ya;