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Rudyard Kipling

(1865—1936) writer and poet

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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From the 1890s until India and Pakistan gained independence in 1947–1948, Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was the

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Harry Ricketts

The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

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(1865–1936), the major English short story writer, novelist and poet, visited New Zealand in October–November 1891. His visit, vividly recalled in his posthumously published ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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(1865–1936)

visited Australia for two weeks in November 1891. In his autobiographical fragment Something of Myself (

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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used Puck to introduce the characters from the past in Puck of Pook's Hill (1906) and Rewards and

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World Encyclopedia

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b. India. His Barrack Room Ballads and Other Verses (1892), which include “If” and “Gunga Din”, is

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The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

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(1865–1936) married (1892) Caroline Starr Balestier (1862–1939). Born in Bombay, the son of a designer and museum official, he was educated at the United Service College, ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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Born in Bombay (now Mumbai), sent (at the age of six) with his sister to horrible foster-parents in Southsea, and

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
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. Born on December 30, 1865, Rudyard Kipling made his first sea voyages to England from his birthplace in

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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(1865–1936),

British poet, novelist, and writer of short stories, came to the U.S. (1889) via California, resided for several years after ...

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1865–1936),

English novelist, poet, and short-story writer, born in Bombay, India, the son of John Lockwood Kipling, art teacher and illustrator, and ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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(1865–1936), British novelist, poet, and short-story writer whose works included outstanding examples in several genres of children's literature;

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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British poet, short-story writer, and novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 but declined both the poet laureateship and the OM....

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