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Letter : Nice, France, to Seymour Adelman, Chester, Pa., 1930 Feb. 8.

Author: Reggie Turner; Seymour Adelman
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Responding to a query by Adelman, Turner recounts how Oscar Wilde came to own a copy of The Shropshire lad inscribed by Turner. Turner also gives details on the writing of the ballad of Reading gaol. "Oscar Wilde admired the 'Shropshire lad' immensely and there can be no doubt that it influenced him while writing the Ballad." He also mentions that he and Robert Ross were at Wilde's bedside when he died.

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Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; A E Housman; Robert Baldwin Ross; Robert Baldwin Ross; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Reggie Turner; Seymour Adelman
OCLC Number: 28435061
Description: 1 item (2 p. on 1 leaf) ; 27 x 21 cm.

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Responding to a query by Adelman, Turner recounts how Oscar Wilde came to own a copy of The Shropshire lad inscribed by Turner. Turner also gives details on the writing of the ballad of Reading gaol. "Oscar Wilde admired the 'Shropshire lad' immensely and there can be no doubt that it influenced him while writing the Ballad." He also mentions that he and Robert Ross were at Wilde's bedside when he died.

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