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Author: Oscar Wilde; Isobel Murray
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: World's classics.
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A powerful poem of universal guilt and a protest against capital punishment, The Ballad of Reading Gaol is Wilde's best-known poem, yet it is quite unlike the rest of his poetry. At Oxford Wilde discarded the passion and politics of his mother's Irish nationalistic anti-famine poetry and opted to follow an English Romantic tradition, paying tribute to Keats, Swinburne, and the Pre-Raphaelites. Admiration of French
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Genre/Form: History
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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Complete poetry.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)646989989
Named Person: Oscar Wilde
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Isobel Murray
ISBN: 0192825089 9780192825087
OCLC Number: 35292914
Description: xviii, 212 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Chorus of Cloud-Maidens --
From Spring Days to Winter --
Requiescat --
San Miniato --
By the Arno --
Rome Unvisited --
La Bella Donna Della Mia Mente --
Chanson --
The Dole of the King's Daughter --
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The True Knowledge --
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Lotus Leaves --
A Fragment from the Agamemnon of Aeschylos --
A Vision --
Sonnet on Approaching Italy --
Sonnet Written in Holy Week at Genoa --
Impression de Voyage --
The Theatre at Argos --
Urbs Sacra AEterna --
The Grave of Keats --
Sonnet on the Massacre of the Christians in Bulgaria --
Easter Day --
Sonnet on Hearing the Dies Irae Sung in the Sistine Chapel --
Italia --
Vita Nuova --
E Tenebris --
Quantum Mutata --
To Milton --
Ave Maria Plena Gratia --
Wasted Days --
The Grave of Shelley --
Santa Decca --
Theoretikos --
Amor Intellectualis --
At Verona --
Ravenna --
Magdalen Walks --
The Burden of Itys --
Theocritus: A Villanelle --
Endymion --
Charmides --
Ballade de Marguerite.
Series Title: World's classics.
Other Titles: Poems
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; edited by Isobel Murray.
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