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Home Rudyard Kipling The Man Who Would Be King. RUDYARD KIPLING, born in December 1865 in Bombay (now Mumbai), was taken to England in 1871 with his younger sister Alice and left for five years with an abusive foster-family in Southsea, after which he was sent to the United Services College in Devon, the public school affectionately recalled in Stalky & Co. (1899).
The Man Who Would Be King" (1888) is a story by Rudyard Kipling about two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. The story was first published in The Phantom Rickshaw and other Eerie Tales (1888). It has been adapted for other media a number of times.
When reading Rudyard Kipling, short stories are great for this purpose In this short story Kipling tells us the story of the man (not men) who would be king. 2 people found this helpful.
When reading Rudyard Kipling, short stories are great for this purpose. This presentation has the story itself, a biography of Kipling, and 19 selected best Kipling quotes. It is a book that can be read from back to front, as I did, keeping the story for last. A part of the charm of Rudyard Kipling books is the insights on an Indian culture unfamiliar to many in the West. India has an institutionalized caste system that was embraced and copied by western colonial masters. In this short story Kipling tells us the story of the man (not men) who would be king.
Kipling is called an imperialist because he was descended from the most recent wave of conquerors in India. When Kipling makes his most damning remark in 'The White Man's Burden', that English culture has become parent to the Indian culture's 'half-devil, half-child', he is describing the eternal relationship between any government and people. The populace is ignorant and violent everywhere, and they are the burden of the government, but also its supporters.
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