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Rudyard Kipling : A Literary Life : A Literary Life - Phillip Mallett

Rudyard Kipling : A Literary Life

A Literary Life


Published: September 2003
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This is a study of the forces and influences that shaped Kipling's work, including his unusual family background, his role as the laureate of empire and the deaths of two of his children, and of his complex relations with a literary world that first embraced and then rejected him.

'...with the accent on the writing and publishing history of Kipling's works, Mallett reveals new facets of his life and times... [Mallett's] enthusiasm for Kipling's work shines through the book, making it a thoroughly enjoyable read.' - The Kipling Journal

Prefacep. ix
Childhood and Youthp. 1
Seven Years' Hard: Kipling in Indiap. 17
The Conquest of Londonp. 45
Citizens of Americap. 72
The Song of the Englishp. 90
Kimp. 116
In a Hidden Kingdomp. 123
Towards Armageddonp. 142
The Great War and Afterp. 161
The Last Decadep. 182
Notesp. 201
Bibliographyp. 214
Indexp. 216
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ISBN: 9780333557211
ISBN-10: 0333557212
Series: Literary Lives S
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 233
Published: September 2003
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1