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Kipling Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 331 works in 439 publications in 2 languages and 25,212 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Spy stories  Bibliography 
Classifications: PR4854, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Kipling Collection (Library of Congress)
Something of myself : for my friends known and unknown by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kipling was one of the most popular writers in English, both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Henry James famously said of him: "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) that I have ever known." In 1907, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. This book is the world famous autobiography that Kipling penned toward the end of his life and sheds much detail on his life, career, travels and influences
The life of Rudyard Kipling by Charles Carrington( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most compreheensive account of his life yet published
Debits and credits by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories in which the prevailing theme is the first World War
All the Mowgli stories by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published between 1933 and 1936 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the advetures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves, and the wild animals of the jungle
Traffics and discoveries by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limited edition of 1050 copies Vol. XVII
A book of words : selections from speeches and addresses delivered between 1906 and 1927 by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Around the world with Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Kipling by others
Letters of travel : 1892-1913 by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

3 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1920 volume offers a collection of Kipling travel memoirs from 1892, 1907, and 1913
A diversity of creatures by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes stories on the occult
Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

4 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalky and his two friends, Beetle and McTurk, attend a boarding school in Devon, England during the mid-19th century. Studying is not important to them and instead they have many interesting experiences including taking revenge on another school house that insults their hygiene, tricking some teachers who try to catch them breaking the rules, and finally achieving success as adults despite their teachers thinking that they would become failures. The story is semi-autobiographical of Kipling's own school experiences
Kim by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

3 editions published between 1901 and 1928 in English and German and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kim, a boy growing into early manhood and the lama, an old ascetic priest - are fired by a quest
The naulahka : a story of West and East by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

3 editions published between 1892 and 1899 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was writing by R.Kipling in 1892. In Colorado, on days when the railway was the most important road, two cities are competing for the construction of a train station. The representative of a city he discovers that the owner's wife craves the Naulahka railway, a jeweled belt in India. He travels to find the Naulahka and finds himself involved in a plan to save the heir to the throne
The eyes of Asia by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of letters purporting to be written by an East Indian officer wounded in France to his relatives at home."--New York Times Book Review, Oct. 20, 1918
The seven seas by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published between 1896 and 1897 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers Kipling's classic 1896 collection of poetry, including the "Song of the English" series
Rudyard Kipling : his life and work by Charles Carrington( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of Kipling's works interwoven with accounts of his life
The Irish guards in the great war by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A choice of Kipling's verse by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born in Bombay (now Mumbai) and was educated in England from the age of six. He returned to India to work as a journalist, and his earliest poems and stories were published in newspapers; his first book, Departmental Ditties, and Other Verses (1886), was followed by many more, including collected short stories and the children's tales for which he is still widely remembered. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He came to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965
Songs from books by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published between 1912 and 1913 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limited edition of 1050 copies Vol. XXIII
A choice of Kipling's prose by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a short-story writer, Rudyard Kipling is equaled only by Chekhov -- and this unusually generous selection, intended as a companion volume to T. S. Eliot's A Choice of Kipling's Verse, will undoubtedly confirm Kipling as a great master. Kipling has never wanted for advocates. The list includes George Orwell, Jorge Luis Borges, Kingsley Amis and Angus Wilson, as well as Eliot. But Craig Raine, in his original and meticulous introduction, offers a fresh overview of the work, as well as detailed readings of particular stories." -- Back cover
 
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Alternative Names
Library of Congress. Kipling Collection

Library of Congress. Rudyard Kipling Collection

Rudyard Kipling Collection (Library of Congress)

Languages
English (36)

German (1)