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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 Englands civilizing mission and a patriotic fervor for the imperial cause (he coined the term the white mans 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 Kiplings son was killed in the First World War...
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- Spring '09