The Jungle Book Key Characters Are Mowgli, A Boy Raised By Wolves And Sher Khan, Biggest Tiger In India As Baloo The Sleepy Brown Bear, Bagheera The Cunning Black Panther, Kaa The Python, And His Other Animal Friends Teach Their Beloved Man Cub The Ways Of The Jungle, Mowgli Gains The Strength And Wisdom He Needs For His Frightful Fight With Shere Khan, The Tiger Who Robbed Him Of His Human Family But There Are Also The Tales Of Rikki Tikki Tavi The Mongoose And His Great War Against The Vicious Cobras Nag And Nagaina Of Toomai, Who Watches The Elephants Dance And Of Kotick The White Seal, Who Swims In The Bering Sea
Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a journalist, short story writer, poet, and novelist.Kipling s works of fiction include The Jungle Book 1894 , Kim 1901 , and many short stories, including The Man Who Would Be King 1888 His poems include Mandalay 1890 , Gunga Din 1890 , The Gods of the Copybook Headings 1919 , The White Man s Burden 1899 , and If1910 He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story his children s books are classics of children s literature and one critic described his work as exhibiting a versatile and luminous narrative gift.Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries Henry James said Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius as distinct from fine intelligence that I have ever known In 1907, at the age of 41, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English language writer to receive the prize, and its youngest recipient to date He was also sounded out for the British Poet Laureateship and on several occasions for a knighthood, both of which he declined.Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907 in consideration of the power of observation, originality of imagination, virility of ideas and remarkable talent for narration which characterize the creations of this world famous author Kipling kept writing until the early 1930s, but at a slower pace and with much less success than before On the night of 12 January 1936, Kipling suffered a haemorrhage in his small intestine He underwent surgery, but died less than a week later on 18 January 1936 at the age of 70 of a perforated duodenal ulcer Kipling s death had in fact previously been incorrectly announced in a magazine, to which he wrote, I ve just read that I am dead Don t forget to delete me from your list of subscribers.
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