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Something of Myself

For My Friends Known and Unknown (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
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Penguin UK
ContributionsRobert Hampson (Editor), Richard Holmes (Introduction)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7349736M
ISBN 100140185038
ISBN 139780140185034

Something of Myself. Offers an insight into the mind of Rudyard Kipling, who upheld the Victorian imperialist values of duty, patriotism and obedience, and yet sympathized with outlaws and children. This memoir describes his bitter childhood years in the 'House of Desolation', his beloved parents and his pride in his own work/5.

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He clearly did not have the opportunity to do this with "Something of Myself" - his own death having intervened in the process. To some extent this accounts for the curious omissions, cryptic phrases (which probably only fully made sense to their author) and for what might be called the book's 5/5(1).

Something Of Myself And Others book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. 'This is not an autobiography, but it is a collection of Something of Myself book. Something of myself and other Autobiographical writings (Edited by Thomas Pinney) Kipling, Rudyard Published by Canto Edition - Cambridge University Press, Britain ().

Something of Myself: For Something of Myself book Friends Known and Unknown. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in English, both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Henry James famously said of him: "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) that I have ever known.".

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For other reader versions of ‘Something of Mary ’ please visit this link. Extracts from reviews of “Something of Myself”. Synopsis Rudyard Kipling's autobiography, Something of Myself, was the author's last work, but it has not received the serious attention it deserves.

Thomas Pinney's edition of the work, supplemented by other autobiographical pieces, aims to change that. Professor Pinney, a leading textual /5(10).

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Something of Myself and Other Autobiographical Writings by Rudyard Kipling and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book description Rudyard Kipling has been described as 'one of the few complete originals in English literature'.

In his last work, Something of Myself, he reflects on his life and the basis of his art. Yet paradoxically this ostensibly autobiographical work (as an early critic pointed out) Cited by: 1. KIPLING, Rudyard. Something of Myself: For My Friends Known and Unknown. London: Macmillan and Co., Ppfrontis., 2 leaves plates.

8vo, red cloth, g. "Something of Myself" Introduction: Thomas Pinney: I: A Very Young Person: II: The School before its Time.

A Very Young Person Once, on the way there alone, I passed the edge of a huge ravine a foot deep, where a winged monster as big as myself attacked me, and I fled and wept. My Father drew for me a picture of the tragedy with a rhyme beneath:— Something of Myself - Contents | Chapter II.

Rudyard Kipling's autobiography, Something of Myself, was the author's last work, but it has not received the serious attention it deserves. Thomas Pinney's edition of the work, supplemented by other autobiographical pieces, aims to change : Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Pinney.

Something of Myself: for my friends known and unknown is the autobiography of Rudyard Kipling. Kipling wrote it in the last year of his life; the unfinished text was prepared for publication by his wife.

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"Something of Myself", Rudyard Kipling's memoir of his writing life, was composed in the year before he died and published posthumously. Its spare, polished phrases and masterly anecdotes offer a unique insight into the mind of this divided man who upheld the Victorian imperialist values of duty, patriotism and obedience, and yet sympathized with outlaws and children/5().

The title is oddly definitive. This autobiography is essentially Kipling, as he is known to those who love and have loved his work.

For others, it would be virtually meaningless, so closely is the man, as shown in this book, expressed in and through his work. Belonging as I do, to the still vast Kipling audience, I revelled in every page of it, for I recaptured much of the first thrill of his.

Rudyard Kipling's autobiography, Something of Myself, was the author's last work, but it has not received the serious attention it deserves. Thomas Pinney's edition of the work, supplemented by other autobiographical pieces, aims to change that. Something of Myself by Kipling and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at COVID Resources.

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30 Day Return. Something of Myself Rudyard Kipling Chapter VIII Working-Tools. EVERY man must be his own law in his own work, but it is a poor-spirited artist in any craft who does not know how the other man’s work should be done or could be improved.

I have heard as much criticism among hedgers and ditchers and woodmen of a companion’s handling of spade. Rudyard Kipling was a prolific British writer and poet. Kipling’s children fiction, specifically The Jungle Books and Just So Stories, are some of the most famous in English literature.

This edition of Something of Myself includes a table of contents. (Something of Myself is a rare autobiographical text, started by Kipling in the last months of his life but not properly finished - Carrie edited it for publication.) Here are several extracts of the diary included in that Pinney edition.

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If a reader is not interested in a book within the first page or two, she may never finish it. Start your autobiography with something known in the writing world as a "hook." This can be an interesting revelation about you, a dramatic incident in your life or an expression of a powerful emotion.

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