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Stories and Poems By Rudyard Kipling

Stories and Poems by Rudyard Kipling

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First published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series, this comprehensive selection of Kipling's stories and poems covers the full range of his career. It displays Kipling's comic mastery as well as his bleak insights into human behaviour, from the days of British India to the aftermath of the First World War. With Introduction and full notes.

Stories and Poems Summary

Stories and Poems by Rudyard Kipling

'Hear and attend and listen...' Rudyard Kipling is a supreme master of the short story in English and a poet of brilliant gifts. His energy and inventiveness poured themselves into every kind of tale, from the bleakest of fables to the richest of comedies, and he illuminated every aspect of human behaviour, of which he was a fascinated (and sometimes appalled) observer. This generous selection of stories and poems, first published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series, covers the full range of Kipling's career from the youthful volumes that brought him fame as the chronicler of British India, to the bittersweet fruits of age and bereavement in the aftermath of the First World War. It includes stories such as 'The Man who would be King', 'Mrs Bathurst', and 'Mary Postgate', and poems from Barrack-Room Ballads and other collections. In his introduction and notes Daniel Karlin addresses the controversial political engagement of Kipling's art, and the sources of its imaginative power.

About Rudyard Kipling

Daniel Karlin has taught at University College London, Boston University and the University Sheffield before taking up his current post at the University of Bristol. He has published widely in Victorian literature, including editions of Robert Browning and books including Browning's Hatreds , Proust's English, and The Figure of the Singer. He has edited FitzGerald'sRubaiyat of Omar Khayyam for Oxford World's Classics.

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GOR007179696
9780198723431
0198723431
Stories and Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2015-10-08
752
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