100 Poems: Old and New

100 Poems: Old and New


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Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), winner of the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature and author of one of the most popular poems in the English language, 'If-', has long captured the interest of poetry lovers. Here, Thomas Pinney brings together a selection of well-established favourites and the best of the previously uncollected and unpublished poems from The Cambridge Edition of the Poems of Rudyard Kipling (2013). The poems, whether exploring the colonial experience, exposing the injustice of war, or appreciating the beauties of nature, resonate with Kipling's keen observations of his world and strong sense of poetic rhythm. Discovered by Pinney in an array of unlikely hiding places, the uncollected and unpublished poems show the diversity and development of Kipling's talent over his lifetime, and, when combined with long-held favourites, offer readers a unique opportunity to experience Kipling's mastery of poetry in a new way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108452847
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2018
Pages: 198
Sales rank: 519,072
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Thomas Pinney is Professor of English Emeritus at Pomona College, Claremont, California.

Table of Contents

Preface Thomas Pinney; 100 poems; Sources; Index of titles; Index of first lines.

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