From Longman's Cultural Edition series, Rudyard Kipling's Kim, edited by Paula M. Krebs and Tricia Lootens, sets Kipling's most important novel in both its imperial and its literary contexts. Ever since its publication in 1900, Kipling's story of British India has catalyzed fantasies and debates over colonialism and imperialism. Through a series of selections from Kipling's poetry, travel writing, autobiography--and, crucially, his work as a young journalist--this edition offers students and teachers new ways of reading the tale of how the young streetwise Kim, "Little Friend of All the World," becomes both a Buddhist holy man's disciple and a British spy.
List of Illustrations About Longman Cultural Editions About This Edition Introduction Table of Dates Map Kim Glossary for Kim Contexts Imperialism: British India and Beyond Rudyard Kipling, from Civil and Military Gazette Muhammad Mafiz Ali, The Truth about Russia and England from a Native's Point of View from Hand-book of General Instructions for the Survey of India Department Sir Hugh Clifford, from "Up-Country" Kipling and Kim from "Home" from "The Edge of the East" from Something of Myself from "Kim o' the Rishti" "What Happened" "The Native-Born" "The Ballad of the King's Jest" "The Mother-Lodge" "Recessional" "Lispeth" "The Mark of the Beast" Further Reading
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