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ballad of Reading gaol.

Oscar Wilde

ballad of Reading gaol.

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by E. Rathenau in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imprisonment -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDie Ballade vom Zuchthaus zu Reading
    StatementMit 12 Holzschnitten von Erich Heckel.
    GenrePoetry.
    ContributionsHeckel, Erich, 1883-1970, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5818 .B2 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6001834M
    LC Control Number66041671
    OCLC/WorldCa2575796

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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 Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading after being convicted of homosexual offences in and sentenced to two years' hard labour in his imprisonment, on Tuesday, 7 Julya hanging took place/5(66).

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The Ballad of Reading Gaol By Oscar Wilde About this Poet No name is more inextricably bound to the aesthetic movement of the s and s in England than that of Oscar Wilde.

This connection results as much from the lurid details of his life as from his considerable contributions to English literature. The Ballad of Reading Gaol follows the inmate through his final three weeks, as he stares at the sky and silently drinks his beer ration.

Heart-wrenching and eye-opening, the ballad also expresses perfectly Wilde’s belief that humanity is made up only of offenders, each of us deserving a greater charity for the severity of our crimes. "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" was written by Oscar Wilde in France where he was in exile after his release from Reading Gaol.

Wilde had been imprisoned and sentenced to two years hard labour. A hanging took place while Wilde was incarcerated and the poem is the narrative of the execution. Read +. He walked amongst the Trial Men. In a suit of shabby grey; A cricket cap was on his head, And his step seemed light and gay; But I never saw a man who looked.

So wistfully at the day. 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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