'CAPITAL PUNISHMENT'

The following article appeared
in the magazine Territories, published on the centenary of Wilde's death. It follows Oscar's term of imprisoment, from his remand to his final days at Reading Gaol.

It reviews his letters to the Daily Chronicle on prison reform, De Proundis, and looks at the strange case of 'Warder Martin' who
was sacked for smuggling ginger biscuits to Wilde in his cell.

 

 

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