David Trotter, 6 March 1986
Show More Early Verse by Rudyard Kipling 1879-1889 edited by Andrew Rutherford.
Oxford, 497 pp., £19.50, March 1986, 9780198123231Show More
Kipling’s India: Uncollected Sketches 1884-88 edited by Thomas Pinney.
Macmillan, 301 pp., £25, January 1986, 0 333 38467 9Show More
Imperialism and Popular Culture edited by John MacKenzie.
Manchester, 264 pp., £25, February 1986, 9780719017704Show More
Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases edited by Henry Yule and A.C. Burnell.
Routledge, 1021 pp., £18.95, November 1985, 0 7100 2886 5Show More
“... At the height of Empire, and of the literature of Empire, J.K. Stephen looked forward to a time When there stands a muzzled stripling, Mute, beside a muzzled bore, When the Rudyards cease from Kipling And the Haggards Ride no more. The Haggards have ridden rather precariously since the decline of Empire, if at all. But the next few years promise no end of Kipling ...”