ALS : Etchingham, Sussex, to Israel Gollancz, 1916 Jan. 14-16.


Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. ALS : Etchingham, Sussex, to Israel Gollancz, 1916 Jan. 14-16.

ALS : Etchingham, Sussex, to Israel Gollancz, 1916 Jan. 14-16.

Three letters concerning literary endeavors in wartime. Two, dated 14 and 16 January, pertain to the preparation of the Book of homage to Shakespeare for the tercentenary of his death. Kipling has misgivings about undertaking such a task during wartime, but gives permission for one of his articles to be reprinted in the book. The third, dated 16 January, discusses the politics of writing books to teach children patriotism in school. All with envelopes.

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