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Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865 and died on January 18, 1936. He was born in India. He is best know for his children's books. He wrote the Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book, Just So Stories, and Puck of Pook's Hill. He wrote a novel, Kim, and many poems. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in English
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in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He won Nobel Prize in Literature, the first writer to receive it, and still the youngest ever to receive it. Kipling was also offered the British Poet Laureateship and a
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Unformatted text preview: knighthood, both of which he refused. In the United States there are three towns named after him and one in Canada. In Toronto, there is a street named after him, Kipling Avenue. A boarding house in Hailebury was renamed Kipling House. Of Kipling, Henry James said "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) the I have ever known." Many people saw his works filled with prejudice and militarism which resulted in the controversy which continued into the 20th century....
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