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Unformatted text preview: Vermont before returning to England in 1902 • Kipling was the first English writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 • Kipling became known as the poet of Empire, exhibiting both a cynical realism about England’s civilizing mission and a patriotic fervor for the imperial cause (he coined the term “the white man’s burden”) • Kipling also wrote for children, including The Jungle Book (1894) and Just So Stories (1902), and his novel about an Indian boy caught up in the “Great Game,” Kim (1908) , has never been out of print • Kipling’s son was killed in the First World War...
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2010 for the course E 34445 taught by Professor Christian during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.
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