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Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)

Kipling, Rudyard. An English short-story writer, novelist, and poet; born at Bombay, India, Dec. 30, 1865; died in 1936. Starting with prose, his short stories are: ‘Plain Tales from the Hills’ (1888), introducing among others the famous creations Mulvaney and Ortheris, who appeared again with Learoyd, the third of the great trio, in ‘Soldiers Three’ (1889) and others of his works; ‘The Phantom Rickshaw’ (1889); ‘Mine Own People’ (1891); ‘Life’s Handicap’ (1891); ‘Many Inventions’ (1893); ‘The Jungle Books’ (1894–95). His novels are: ‘The Story of the Gadsbys’ (1890), in dialogue form; ‘The Light that Failed’ (1891); ‘The Naulakha’ (1892), with Wolcott Balestier; ‘Captains Courageous’ (1897), a story with American characters; ‘Stalky and Company’ (1899); ‘Kim’ (1901); ‘Just So Stories’ (1902); ‘Puck of Pook’s Hill’ (1906). His verse can be seen in ‘Departmental and Other Ditties’ (1890); ‘Barrack Room Ballads’ (1892); ‘The Seven Seas’ (1896); ‘Traffics and Discoveries’ (1904). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).