Kipling-Lewis Letters 1905-1936 (mainly 1911-1914)


Kipling-Lewis Letters, 1905-1936 (mainly 1911-1914)

Kipling-Lewis Letters 1905-1936 (mainly 1911-1914)

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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 (person)

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English author and poet. His best-known works include the novels and short story collections The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), and Kim (1901), as well as a number of poems such as "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), and "If-" (1910). Kipling was born in Bombay, India, into an artistic family: his father was a sculptor, pottery designer, and professor of architectural sculpture and tw...

Lewis, William Herbert, b 1884 (person)

William Herbert Lewis (b 1884) was a career Army officer who retired as a lieutenant colonel, with the D.S.O. and M.C. He met Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), the author, through a mutual friend, Charles Leonard, a South African lawyer, in or shortly before 1905 and corresponded with him until days before his death. (See A. Lycett, Rudyard Kipling (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999), 396, 433.) From the guide to the Kipling-Lewis Letters, 1905-1936 (mainly 1911-1914), (University o...