About five months after Wilde arrived at Reading Gaol, Charles Thomas
Wooldridge, a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards, ...
The The Ballad of Reading Gaol Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter
summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author ...
Mar 23, 2009 ... This week's choice is Oscar Wilde's indictment of the Victorian penal system, The
Ballad of Reading Gaol.
The Ballad of Reading Gaol is the only major work that Wilde produced after his
release from prison on May 19, 1897. By mid-October, he had finished this poem
May 12, 2015 ... This research blog will investigate Oscar Wilde and the importance of the form of
a ballad, in his epic poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol and ...
Apr 2, 2015 ... I think of this when I reflect on the poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol. The ballad,
written after Wilde's release from the jail, vividly recalled the ...
Writing the poem within months of his release from prison proved cathartic to
Wilde and restored his confidence in his creative powers. Wilde had been ...
In the present article I carry out an analysis of the interrelationship of the syntactic
and metrical structures in The Ballad of Reading Gaol. The purpose of this ...
A month before his second letter appeared in 1898, Wilde published the Ballad of
Reading Gaol, a grimly realistic poem which describes the hanging of Charles ...
Wilde wrote a poem, "The Ballad of Reading Gaol," that expressed the despair
and shame he felt in prison. Beyond that, he wrote little else. He contracted ...