Kipling, Rudyard

About Rudyard Kipling

Biography (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Biography (Poetry Foundation)

Biography (The Nobel Prize)

Filmography (IMDb)



Faktorovich, Anna. “Kipling's Early Experiments in Fiction.” Pennsylvania Literary Journal, vol. 11, no. 3, 2019

Narayan, Gaura Shankar. “Hybridity, History, and Empire in Rudyard Kipling's Kim.” Texas Studies in Literature & Language, vol. 60, no. 1, 2018

Scragg, Andrew. “Rudyard Kipling's 'The Record of Badalia Herodsfoot': Reassessing Its Significance.” English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, vol. 61, no. 2, 2018

The Elephant’s Child.” Kirkus Reviews, vol. 86, no. 1, 2018

Swamidoss, Hannah. “The Quest for a Home: Identity, Agency, and the Interstitial Space in Rudyard Kipling’s Kim.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts, vol. 38, no. 4, 2016

Denton, Ranced. “'Most Distant and Most Dear' Clausewitzian Conflicts in Kipling's Barrack-Room Ballads.” War, Literature & the Arts, vol. 27, 2015

Mondal, Sharleen. “Whiteness, Miscegenation, and Anti-Colonial Rebellion in Rudyard Kipling’s The Man Who Would Be King.” Victorian Literature & Culture, vol. 42, no. 4, 2014

Selth, Andrew. “Rudyard Kipling and ‘Mandalay’.” Kipling Journal, vol. 88, no. 358, 2014

Pryce-Jones, David. “A National Treasure.” New Criterion, vol. 32, no. 9, 2014

Benfey, Christopher. “Adopted by Wolves.” New Republic, vol. 244, no. 20, 2013

Engberg, Gillian. “A Collection of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories.” Booklist, vol. 101, no. 7, 2004

Derbyshire, John. “Rudyard Kipling & the God of Things as They Are.” New Criterion, vol. 18, no. 7, 2000



Kwong, Lucas. “Fantastic Borderlands and Masonic Meta-Religion in Rudyard Kipling's 'The Man Who Would Be King'.” Religion & the Arts, vol. 24, no. 3, 2020

Delyfer, Catherine. “Literary Impressions, Cultural Transfers, and Material Reading: Rudyard Kipling's 'An Habitation Enforced' as a French Objet d'Art.” Image & Narrative, vol. 20, no. 4, 2019

Kreisel, Deanna K. “The Psychology of Victorian Buddhism and Rudyard Kipling's Kim.” Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 73, no. 2, 2018

Dillingham, William B. “Ruddy Kipling and His Aunt Judy.” English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, vol. 61, no. 1, 2018

Werner, Winter Jane. “’Altogether a Different Thing’: The Emerging Social Sciences and the New Universalisms of Religious Belief in Rudyard Kipling's Kim.” Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 73, no. 3, 2018

Scragg, Andrew. “Rudyard Kipling and Shell Shock: 'More than a Man Could Bear'." English Literature in Transition, vol. 59, no. 2, 2016

Bubb, Alexander. “The Meaning of Things: Kipling’s Formative Journey ‘Home’ in 1889 and the Late Victorian Imperial Tour.” Journal of Imperial & Commonwealth History, vol. 44, no. 3, 2016

Pochmara, Anna. “Between Elysium and Inferno: The Rhetoric of Ambivalence in Oscar Wilde's and Rudyard Kipling's Writings about America.” Journal of Transatlantic Studies, vol. 13, no. 1, 2015

Mugijatna, M. “The Representation of Muslims in Rudyard Kipling’s Short Stories.” Al-Jami'ah, vol. 52, no. 1, 2014

Macduffie, Allen. “The Jungle Books: Rudyard Kipling's Lamarckian Fantasy.” PMLA, vol. 129, no. 1, 2014

Donovan, Stephen. “Shockwaves: The Interrupted Sea-Journeys of Rudyard Kipling and Morgan Robertson.” Forum for Modern Language Studies, vol. 49, no. 4, 2013

Mitchell, J. Lawrence. “Rudyard Kipling, 'The Vampire', and the Actress.” English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, vol. 55, no. 3, 2012



Autobiography/Life Writing

Something of Myself. For My Friends Known and Unknown... (1937)



Kim (1900)

Captains Courageous (1896)

The Naulahka - A Story of West and East (1891)

The Light that Failed (1891)


Children's and Young Adult's Books

A Diversity of Creatures (1917)

The “Just-So” Stories (1897)

Wee Willie Winkie and Other Child Stories (1897)


Poetry Collections

The Muse among the Motors, complete edition first published at an unknown time (1919)

Years Between (1919)

The Five Nations (1903)

Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses (1897)

Departmental Ditties and Other Verses (1896)

The Seven Seas (1894)


Short Story Collections

With Paul Strayer (Illustr.). Tales of India (1935)

Limits and Renewals (1932)

Thy Servant a Dog (1930)

Debits and Credits (1926)

Land and Sea Tales (1923)

Songs from Books (1913)

Rewards and Fairies (1910)

With W. Heath Robinson (Illustr.). A Song of the English (1909)

Actions and Reactions (1902)

They (1901)

Puck of Pook’s Hill (1901)

The Phantom Rickshaw (1899)

Under the Deodars (1899)

Mine Own People (1899)

From Sea to Sea; Letters of Travel (1899)

City of the Dreadful Night (1899)

A Fleet in Being (1898)

The Brushwood Boy (1895)

The Second Jungle Book (1895)

The Day’s Work (1894)

Stalky & Co. (1894)

The Jungle Books (1894)

Many Inventions (1893)

Life’s Handicap (1891)

In Black and White (1891)

Letters of Marque (1891)

Mine Own People (1891)

Soldiers Three (1888)

The Story of the Gadsbys (1888)

Plain Tales from the Hills (1886)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

A Book of Words (1928)

The Irish Guards in the Great War (1923)

Sea Warfare (1916)

The New Army in Training (1915)

The Fringes of the Fleet (1915)

With Charles R. L. Fletcher. A History of England (1911)

Letters to the Family (1906)

American Notes (1891)

“An Interview with Mark Twain.” Library of America, 6 Apr. 2019 (originally published in 1889)



Serkis, Andy (dir.), and Callie Kloves (wri.). Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, 2018

Favreau, Jon (dir.), and Justin Marks (wri.). The Jungle Book, 2016

Reitherman, Wolfgang (dir.), Larry Clemmons, et al. (wri.). The Jungle Book, 1967


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Rudyard Kipling Speaking on Canadian Writers and Poets (1930s Recording). YouTube, 24 Aug. 2015