Kipling, Joseph Rudyard

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Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936); writer and poet.

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Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936; Oxford DNB); writer and poet. Published satirical verse about official life in India. Worked as a journalist in Lahore before coming to England in 1889 to develop his literary career. In England, he published three novels, four volumes of poetry, twelve volumes of short stories, four books of essays and sketches, and other uncollected writing. Joined the Society of Authors in 1890; appointed to the Council in 1892.

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Hart, Francis Henry. Portrait of Rudyard Kipling. Albumen Print. Elliott & Fry, 1893. NPG P1700(40a) © National Portrait Gallery, London. https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw234452/Rudyard-Kipling.

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“Kipling, Joseph Rudyard,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed May 30, 2024, https://historysoa.com/people/Kipling-Joseph-Rudyard.

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