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Rudyard Kipling

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This book argues that Kipling's writings, at once Victorian conservative and modernist subversive, preaching imperialist control yet speaking for subaltern races and classes, are fissured yet energised by their own contradictions. imperialist who sympathised with children and outlaws, a globe-trotter who mythologised 'Old England', and a world-famous author whom intellectu ...more
Paperback, 189 pages
Published June 15th 2007 by Northcote House Publishers
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Read this as research material for an essay on Kipling's portrayal of the Other in his early poetry - the first two chapters were quite comprehensive, and I skimmed through the rest. Plenty of secondary sources. The part on demotic vernacular was excellent.

(19th-Century Literature and Culture, Essay II)
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