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Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date 1898
Category Ballads, English
Total Pages 62
ISBN HARVARD:32044020394466
Language English, Spanish, and French
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He did not wear his scarlet coat, For blood and wine are red, And blood and wine were on his hands When they found him with the dead, The poor dead woman whom he loved, And murdered in her bed. 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. I never saw a man who looked With such a wistful eye Upon that little tent of blue Which prisoners call the sky, And at every drifting cloud that went With sails of silver by.

Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Read Books Ltd
Release Date 2020-09-08
Category Poetry
Total Pages 52
ISBN 9781528791274
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Originally published in 1898, “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” is a poem written by Oscar Wilde. Composed after his release from the titular prison whilst he was in exile in Berneval-le-Grand, the poem deals with the hanging at Reading Goal of Charles Thomas Wooldridge, a 30-year-old man who was imprisoned for cutting his wife's throat. Within the poem, Wilde narrates the execution in full and explores the brutal nature of the punishment that all inmates must endure. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish poet and playwright who became one of the most popular in London during the 1880s and 1890s. Well-known for his sharp wit and extravagant attire, Wilde was a proponent of aestheticism and wrote in a variety of forms including poetry, fiction, and drama. He was famously imprisoned for homosexual acts from 1895 to 1897 and died at the age of 46, just three years after his release. Other notable works by this author include: “Picture of Dorian Gray” (1890), “Salome” (1891), and “The Importance of Being Earnest” (1895). Ragged Hand is proudly republishing this classic poem now complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1899
Category English poetry
Total Pages 62
ISBN WISC:89001139179
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"The Ballad of Reading Gaol" is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile either in Berneval-le-Grand or in Dieppe, France, after his release from Reading Gaol (pronounced "redding jail") 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.During his imprisonment, on Tuesday, 7 July 1896, a hanging took place. Charles Thomas Wooldridge had been a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards. He was convicted of cutting the throat of his wife, Laura Ellen, earlier that year at Clewer, near Windsor. He was aged 30 when executed.

Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Penguin UK
Release Date 2010-04-01
Category Poetry
Total Pages 192
ISBN 9780141958385
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This poem - originally published anonymously, written after Wilde's two year's hard labour in Reading prison - is the tale of a man who has been sentenced to hang for the murder of the woman he loved. 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.

Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date 2019-03-12
Category Poetry
Total Pages 143
ISBN 9783749432851
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The coward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword! Some kill their love when they are young, And some when they are old; Some strangle with the hands of Lust, Some with the hands of Gold: The kindest use a knife, because The dead so soon grow cold. Some love too little, some too long, Some sell, and others buy; Some do the deed with many tears, And some without a sigh: For each man kills the thing he loves, Yet each man does not die.

Pit Of Shame by Anthony Stokes

Title Pit of Shame
Author Anthony Stokes
Publisher Waterside Press
Release Date 2007
Category History
Total Pages 192
ISBN 1904380212
Language English, Spanish, and French
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'I know not whether Laws be right, Or whether Laws be wrong; All that we know who lie in gaol Is that the wall is strong; And that each day is like a year, A year whose days are long.' Oscar Wilde (The Ballad of Reading Gaol) This unique work looks closely at the life and times of Reading Gaol prison during the period that Oscar Wilde was a prisoner there. The book also contains a number of new insights concerning Wilde's classic poem, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, and offers fresh information about Oscar Wilde. Written by senior prison officer Anthony Stokes, Pit of Shame is based on upwards of ten years research and familiarity with the very fabric of Reading Gaol. It also tells of notorious and famous prisoners such as Thomas Jennings, Amelia Dyer (the 'Reading Baby Farmer') and actor Stacey Keach; examines the many hangings that took place at Reading over the years, including that of Trooper Charles Thomas Wooldridge the 'C. T. W.' of Wilde's ballad; lists the chain of events that

Title De Profundis The Ballad Of Reading Gaol
Author Wilde O.
Publisher Рипол Классик
Release Date 2021
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9785521061488
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Oscar Wilde is considered one of the most brillilant and controversial social and literary ?gures of all time. Wilde’s prison writings include his most celebrated essay "De Profundis", written to Lord Alfred Douglas, and his legendary epic poem "The Ballad Of Reading Gaol".

Ballad Of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

Title Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1918
Category Prisoners
Total Pages 37
ISBN STANFORD:36105045032963
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Poems with The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Good Press
Release Date 2019-11-20
Category Poetry
Total Pages 204
ISBN EAN:4057664133199
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Poems, with The Ballad of Reading Gaol" by Oscar Wilde. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

De Profundis by Oscar Wilde

Title De Profundis
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Wordsworth Editions
Release Date 1999
Category Fiction
Total Pages 296
ISBN 1840224010
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Contains De Profundis, The Ballad of Reading Gaol, The Soul of Man under Socialism, The Decay of Lying and The Critic as Artist.

Title Poems with The Ballad of Reading Gaol Reviews
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-09
Category
Total Pages 842
ISBN 939023011X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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 1897. Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading after being convicted of gross indecency with other men in 1895 and sentenced to two years' hard labour in prison. During his imprisonment, on Tuesday, 7 July 1896, a hanging took place. Charles Thomas Wooldridge had been a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards. He was convicted of cutting the throat of his wife, Laura Ellen, earlier that year at Clewer, near Windsor. He was aged 30 when executed. Wilde entered prison on 25 March 1895, sentenced to two years' hard labour-a punishment that was considered more severe than mere penal servitude. He was first sent, briefly, to Newgate Prison for initial processing, and the next week was moved to Pentonville prison, where "hard labour" consisted of many hours of pointless effort in walking a treadmill or picking oakum (separating the fibres in scraps of old navy ropes), and allowed to read only the Bible and The Pilgrim's Progress. Prisoners were not allowed to speak to each other, and, out of their solitary cells, were required to wear a cap with a sort of thick veil so they would not be recognised by other prisoners. A few months later he was moved to Wandsworth Prison, which had a similar regimen. While he was there, he was required to declare bankruptcy, by which he lost virtually all his possessions including his books and manuscripts. On 23 November 1895 he was again moved, to the prison at Reading, which also had similar rules, where he spent the remainder of his sentence, and was assigned the third cell on the third floor of C ward-and thereafter addressed and identified only as "C.3.3.". Prisoners were identified only by their cell numbers and not by name.

Poems With The Ballad Of Reading Gaol by Оскар Уайльд

Title Poems with The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Оскар Уайльд
Publisher Litres
Release Date 2021-03-16
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9785040836895
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol The Duchess of Padua
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-09
Category
Total Pages 238
ISBN 9390230160
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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 1897. The Duchess of Padua is a play by Oscar Wilde. It is a five-act melodramatic tragedy set in Padua and written in blank verse. It was written for the actress Mary Anderson in early 1883 while in Paris.

Title Ballad of Reading Gaol Webster s Chinese Traditional Thesaurus Edition
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher ICON Group International
Release Date 2009-01-02
Category
Total Pages 66
ISBN 0546399193
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in Chinese Traditional, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a difficult word is not translated on a page, chances are that it has been translated on a previous page.

Poems by Oscar Wilde

Title Poems
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1909
Category English poetry
Total Pages 320
ISBN UIUC:30112113375700
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol The Duchess of Padua The Importance of Being Earnest
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-09
Category
Total Pages 316
ISBN 9390209528
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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 1897. The Duchess of Padua is a play by Oscar Wilde. It is a five-act melodramatic tragedy set in Padua. The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde.

Title Selected Poems of Oscar Wilde Including the Ballad of Reading Gaol The Picture of Dorian Gray The Importance of Being Earnest
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-09
Category
Total Pages 452
ISBN 9390209633
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. It is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations. Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is one of his most popular works.

Title Shorter Prose Pieces The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-09
Category
Total Pages 124
ISBN 9390230551
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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 1897. Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading after being convicted of gross indecency with other men in 1895 and sentenced to two years' hard labour in prison. During his imprisonment, on Tuesday, 7 July 1896, a hanging took place. Charles Thomas Wooldridge had been a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards. He was convicted of cutting the throat of his wife, Laura Ellen, earlier that year at Clewer, near Windsor. He was aged 30 when executed. Wilde wrote the poem in mid-1897 while staying with Robert Ross in Berneval-le-Grand. The poem narrates the execution of Wooldridge; it moves from an objective story-telling to symbolic identification with the prisoners as a whole. No attempt is made to assess the justice of the laws which convicted them, but rather the poem highlights the brutalisation of the punishment that all convicts share. Wilde juxtaposes the executed man and himself with the line "Yet each man kills the thing he loves". Wilde too was separated from his wife and sons. He adopted the proletarian ballad form, and suggested it be published in Reynold's Magazine, "because it circulates widely among the criminal classes - to which I now belong - for once I will be read by my peers - a new experience for me". Wilde entered prison on 25 March 1895, sentenced to two years' hard labour-a punishment that was considered more severe than mere penal servitude. He was first sent, briefly, to Newgate Prison for initial processing, and the next week was moved to Pentonville prison, where "hard labour" consisted of many hours of pointless effort in walking a treadmill or picking oakum (separating the fibres in scraps of old navy ropes), and allowed to read only the Bible and The Pilgrim's Progress. Prisoners were not allowed to speak to each other, and, out of their solitary cells, were required to wear a cap with a sort of thick veil so they would not be recognised by other prisoners. A few months later he was moved to Wandsworth Prison, which had a similar regimen. While he was there, he was required to declare bankruptcy, by which he lost virtually all his possessions including his books and manuscripts. On 23 November 1895 he was again moved, to the prison at Reading, which also had similar rules, where he spent the remainder of his sentence, and was assigned the third cell on the third floor of C ward-and thereafter addressed and identified only as "C.3.3.". Prisoners were identified only by their cell numbers and not by name. About five months after Wilde arrived at Reading Gaol, Charles Thomas Wooldridge, a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards, was brought to Reading to await his trial for murdering his common-law wife (and promptly presenting himself and confessing to a policeman) on 29 March 1896; on 17 June, Wooldridge was sentenced to death and returned to Reading for his execution, which took place on Tuesday, 7 July 1896-the first hanging at Reading in 18 years. Wilde was released from prison on 18 May 1897 and he promptly went to France, never returning to Britain. He died in Paris, at the age of 46, on 30 November 1900.

Title Ballad of Reading Gaol Webster s German Thesaurus Edition
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher ICON Group International
Release Date 2009-01-02
Category
Total Pages 67
ISBN 054640927X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in German, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a difficult word is not translated on a page, chances are that it has been translated on a previous page.

Poems By Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde

Title Poems by Oscar Wilde
Author Oscar Wilde
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1909
Category
Total Pages 320
ISBN OCLC:863277447
Language English, Spanish, and French
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