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The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wilde

De Profundis and The Ballad of Reading Gaol are canonical Victorian literature, and Frankel’s precise and well-informed notes will raise readers’ awareness of Wilde’s thinking on morality, crime, religion, sexuality, aesthetics, and prison reform.—Ellis Hanson, Cornell University

Frankel provides a valuable service in comprehensively editing these works for a fresh generation of readers.—Joseph Bristow, University of California, Los Angeles