Ballad of Reading Gaol is a poem written by Oscar Wilde following his imprisonment for homosexual behaviour. A hanging, which occurred during Wildes stay in prison, was the source of inspiration at his look into crime, punishment and the death penalty.
Platform Windows 95/98/ME
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/ME,Windows NT/2000,Windows XP
Date added 14 Aug 2006
Last Updated 24 Jan 2011
Tags Oscar Wilde, Ballad of Reading Gaol, Poetry, Crime, death penalty