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Selected Poems Rudyard Kipling (Penguin Classics)


Publisher:Penguin UK



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Paperback. Pub Date :2001-04-26 Pages: 256 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is often regarded as the unofficial Laureate of the British Empire. Yet his writing reveals a ferociously independent figure at times violently opposed to the dominant political and literary tendencies of his age. Arranged in chronological order. this diverse selection of his poetry shows the development of Kiplings talent. his deepening maturity and the growing sombreness of his poetic vision. Ranging from early. exhilarating celebrations of British expansion overseas. including Mandalay and Gunga Din. to the dignified and inspirational If - and the later. deeply moving Epitaphs of the War - inspired by the death of Kiplings only son - it clearly illustrates the scope and originality of his work. It also offers a compelling insight into the Empire both at its pe...

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