The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde. 1898.

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After his release from prison, Oscar Wilde published this long poem anonymously, using his prisoner identification number, C.3.3, instead of his name.

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Image of The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Image of The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Image of The Ballad of Reading Gaol
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Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Short Title Reading Gaol, 1898
Place of Publication London
Publisher Leonard Smithers
Creator Oscar Wilde
Publication Date 1898
Number of Pages Title page, pp. 1–3 and 26–27
Call Number Case Y 185 .W6505
Location Special Collections 4th floor