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English

Selected poetry

Rudyard Kipling (author), Craig Raine (compiler)

Selected poetry

Rudyard Kipling (author), Craig Raine (compiler)
Title
Selected poetry / ed. by Raine, Craig
Author
Rudyard Kipling
Compiler
Craig Raine
Language
English
Publisher
London: Penguin, 1992
XXVII, 318 p.
ISBN
0-14-058675-X

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About Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling ( RUD-yərd; 30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work.

Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" (1919), "The White Man's Burden" (1899), and "If—" (1910). He is seen as an innovator in the art of the short story. His children's books are classics; one critic noted "a versatile and luminous narrative gift."

Kipling in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was among the United Kingdom's most popular writers. Henry James said "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius, as distinct from fine intellig…Read more on Wikipedia