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  • De Profundis: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Writings

    De Profundis is Wilde's eloquent and bitter reproach from prison to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. He contrasts his behaviour with that of his close friend Robert Ross who became Wilde's literary executor. The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a deeply moving and characteristically generous poem on the horrors of prison life, which was published anonymously in 1898. This collection also includes the essay The Soul of Man under Socialism and two of his Platonic dialogues, The Decay of Lying and The Critic as Artist....

    • ASIN: 1840224010
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  • De Profundis and The Ballad of Reading Gaol: Two classics at the Price of One

    De Profundis (Latin: "from the depths") is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to "Bosie" (Lord Alfred Douglas).In its first half Wilde recounts their previous relationship and extravagant lifestyle which eventually led to Wilde's conviction and imprisonment for gross indecency. He indicts both Lord Alfred's vanity and his own weakness in acceding to those wishes. In the second half, Wilde charts his spiritual development in prison and identification with Jesus Christ, whom he characterises as a romantic, in...

    • ASIN: 1696399327

  • Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (Collins Classics)

    The Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde is the only truly complete and authoritative single-volume edition of Oscar Wilde’s works, and is available in both hardback and this paperback edition. Continuously in print since 1948, the Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde has long been recognised as the most comprehensive and authoritative single-volume collection of Wilde’s texts available, containing his only novel, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, as well as his plays, stories, poems, essays and letters, all in their most authoritative texts. ...

    • ASIN: 0007144369
    • Brand: Collins

  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol (Illustrated)


    • ASIN: B072JDVTXK

  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol

    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 1897. Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading after being convicted of homosexual offences in 1895 and sentenced to two years' hard labour in prison.

    • ASIN: 1698490356

  • De Profundis & The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde (2009-06-26)


    • ASIN: B01A0BJ68K

  • The Poetry of Oscar Wilde

    Oscar Wilde's poetry and plays have been entertaining readers and audiences for over a century, and for good reason. His infectious personality shows through his bitingly witty, satirical plays and bittersweet poems, making them endlessly compelling, unapologetically blunt and even melancholy. This collection of Oscar Wilde's genius poems follows the tradition of classical publications at Arcturus Publishing....

    • ASIN: 1788885147

  • Poems by Oscar Wilde: with the Ballad of Reading Gaol

    This collection of Wilde’s Poems contains the volume of 1881 in its entirety, ‘The Sphinx’, ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol,’ and ‘Ravenna.’ Of the Uncollected Poems published in the Uniform Edition of 1908, a few, including the Translations from the Greek and the Polish, are omitted. Two new poems, ‘Désespoir’ and ‘Pan,’ which I have recently discovered in manuscript, are now printed for the first time. Particulars as to the original publication of each poem will be found in ‘A Bibliography of the Poems of Oscar Wilde,’ ...

    • ASIN: 1981403434

  • De Profundis & Balada de la carcel de Reading / De Profundis & The Ballad of Reading Gaol (Spanish Edition)

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    • ASIN: 8420654914

  • The ballad of Reading gaol, by Oscar Wilde.


    • ASIN: B0016NPWX0

  • The Oscar Wilde BBC Radio Drama Collection: Five Full-Cast Productions

    The collected BBC radio productions of the major works of Oscar Wilde, plus bonus play by Neil BartlettLoved for his flamboyant personality, sparkling wit and brilliant epigrams, Oscar Wilde was a comic genius and a literary icon.This collection reflects the many facets of his dazzling talent. Here are dramatisations of his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, a Gothic tale of a gilded aristocrat who makes a dangerous pact, as well as four scintillating social comedies – Lady Windermere’s Fan, A Woman of No Importance, The Importance of ...

    • ASIN: 1787534685

  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol

    In 1895, 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 murdered his wife by slashing her throat. Profoundly shaken by the execution and the crime that preceded it, Wilde composed this elegiac poem centered on the haunting refrain, "Yet each man kills the thing he loves."...

    • ASIN: 1717026273

  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol (Classic Literary) (Original and Unabridged Content) (ANNOTATED)

    "In 1895, Oscar Wilde was sentenced to 2 years of hard labor for acts of ‘gross indecency’. During his time at Reading Gaol, he witnessed a rare hanging, and in the three years between his release and his untimely death in 1900, was inspired to write the following poem, a meditation on the death penalty and the importance of forgiveness, even for (and especially for) something as heinous as murdering one’s spouse; for even the murderer, Wilde argues, is human and suffers more so for being the cause of his own pain, for ‘having killed th...

    • ASIN: B07YWDQDBB

  • Crushed: The Pity of Oscar Wilde: Together with The Ballad of Reading Gaol

    Andre Gide presents his remembrances and candid impressions of Wilde the person and the writer, focusing on the changes he observed in his friend once Wilde settled in France after his release from Reading Jail. In prison, we learn, Wilde discovered the beauty of pity through his friendships with fellow inmates. At the end of Gide's last meeting with Wilde in Paris shortly before Wilde's death, Wilde admits he is penniless and asks Gide not to be angry with "one who has been crushed." This volume also contains a complete version of Wilde's The ...

    • ASIN: 1544696132

  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

    Born in Dublin in 1854, Oscar Wilde dazzled the salons of his day with supremely witty conversation and his ardent championship of a philosophy of aestheticism. As a writer, he produced The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the finest comedies in English, and other classic plays. His one novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, is still widely read, as is "The Ballad of Reading Gaol," a powerful poetic indictment of the degradation and inhumanity of prison life.This carefully edited volume focuses on Wilde's poetic legacy. In addition to the title ...

    • ASIN: 0486270726
    • UPC: 800759270729

  • Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol - eBook

    In this new installment in the engaging mystery series Booklist called “pitch-perfect” and “enthralling”—currently in development as a BBC television series—the incomparable playwright, novelist, raconteur, and now ex-convict Oscar Wilde faces his most fiendishly puzzling

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  • de Profundis & the Ballad of Reading Gaol

    Oscar Wilde is considered one of the most brillilant and controversial social and literary figures of all time. Wilde's prison writings include his most celebrated essay DE PROFUNDIS, written to Lord Alfred Douglas, and his

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  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol - eBook

    In 1895, 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

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  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde (Book Analysis) - eBook

    Unlock the more straightforward side of The Ballad of Reading Gaol with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde, a long-form

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  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol - eBook

    The Ballad of Reading Gaol was written in exile in France. The poem narrates the execution of Wooldridge; it moves from an objective story-telling to symbolic identification with the prisoners as a whole, highlighting the

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  • Ballad of Reading Gaol - eBook

    Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet and author of numerous short stories and one novel. Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most

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  • Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol : A Mystery

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  • Selected Poems Of Oscar Wilde Including The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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  • Rupert Everett reads The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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    The Ballad of Reading Gaol - Oscar Wilde

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