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A&E Biography. His prison time is spent in a 10 by 13 foot cell at Redding jail. There was no toilet, writing materials, and only the Bible to read. Special arrangements were made for paper and pen in which Wilde wrote a letter to Bosie. On May 18, 1897, he’s released from prison. He meets up with Bosie. Constance gets mad, takes his allowance away and forbids him from seeing his children. Four months later she dies and the last possible chance to see his children. Three months later, Bosie and Wilde part ways. At 45, he had lost his will to write and his source of income. In October 1900 Wilde had an operation on his ear to repair damage from an abscess. His condition worsens and on November 30th, Wilde dies from meningitis. In 1901, Ross salvaged Wilde’s estate from bankruptcy. His writings were once again celebrated. Video is of good quality and appropriate for high school students.