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From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches 2 Volume Paperback Set : Letters of Travel - Rudyard Kipling

From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches 2 Volume Paperback Set

Letters of Travel

Book with Other Items Published: 21st July 2011
ISBN: 9781108033701
Number Of Pages: 972

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First published in book form in 1899, and reissued here in the 1928 Macmillan edition, this two-volume collection contains a series of letters and travel reports originally written for newspapers by the young Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) on his journeys around India, Burma, China, Japan and the United States between 1887 and 1889. The 1907 Nobel Prize winner's characteristic fluid writing style is already apparent in these funny, poignant and vivid articles and short stories. Providing revealing insights into Kipling's notions of imperialism and Englishness, the works also reflect the writer's keen observational powers, and a telling intelligent self-awareness of his own cultural prejudices. They include descriptions of his experiences of Japanese theatre and of visiting a slaughterhouse in Chicago, and a fascinating report of an encounter with Mark Twain, described by Kipling as 'a moment to be remembered.'

ISBN: 9781108033701
ISBN-10: 1108033709
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 972
Published: 21st July 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 5.6
Weight (kg): 1.32

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