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Stories and Poems

Rudyard Kipling
Edited by Daniel Karlin

October 2015

ISBN: 9780198723431

752 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £12.99

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.

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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.

  • This is a unique anthology combining the best of Kipling's short fiction and verse across the full range of his career
  • Previously published in the authoritative Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode, and reissued with an up-to-date bibliography
  • Comprehensive selection from most of Kipling's published collections of short stories and poems covering British India and army life as well as responses to age and bereavement after the First World War
  • Two appendices further explore Kipling's attitude to India and the British army
  • Reproduces Kipling's illustrations for 'The Cat that Walked by Himself' and the map of the Punjab referred to in 'The Man who would be King'
  • Introduction, comprehensive annotation, chronology of the author, indexes

About the Author(s)

Rudyard Kipling

Edited by Daniel Karlin, University of Bristol

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'sRubáiyát of Omar Khayyám for Oxford World's Classics.