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Rudyard Kipling - The Best Short Stories - Kipling (Wordsworth Collection) - 9781853261794 - V9781853261794
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The Best Short Stories - Kipling (Wordsworth Collection)

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Description for The Best Short Stories - Kipling (Wordsworth Collection) Paperback. The diverse tales selected for this volume display the astonishing virtuosity of Rudyard Kipling's early writings Series Editor(s): Carabine, Dr. Keith. Series: Wordsworth Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 125 x 13. Weight in Grams: 158. 2010 printing with new introduction by Cedric Watts

With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex.

The diverse tales selected for this volume display the astonishing virtuosity of Rudyard Kipling's early writings. A Nobel prize-winner, Kipling was phenomenally productive and imaginative, displaying a literary mastery of idioms, technology and technical terms, exotic locations, and social range. He gained immense popularity, becoming (as these stories indicate) the knowledgeable spokesman for a wide public.

Later, although Kipling's right-wing views increasingly incurred hostility, his creativity remained formidable. In this rich collection, we encounter bold realism, poignant nostalgia, dark comedy, the vividly horrific, the exuberantly fanciful ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Condition
New
Series
Wordsworth Classics
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
Herts, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781853261794
SKU
V9781853261794
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-33

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