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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 13, 2006 ... During his time at Reading Gaol, he witnessed a rare hanging, and in the ... was
inspired to write the following poem, a meditation on the death penalty ... “The
Ballad of Reading Gaol” was published in 1898 and would gain ...
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 ...
May 9, 2015 ... Wilde was sentenced to two years hard labour at Reading Gaol for homosexual
offences in 1895. The poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol was ...