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The text—that of the 1901
Sussex Edition—is fully annotated and accompanied by three maps that
help students place the novel in geographical and historical contexts.




"Backgrounds" explores the novel's complicated issues of
multiculturalism, imperialism, and racism, allowing readers to glimpse
Kipling's personal thoughts about British expansionism.  Included are
two short stories, poems, and letters by Kipling, as well as
autobiographical and biographical memoirs and contemporary reviews of
Kim.




"Criticism" collects fourteen wide-ranging assessments of the novel by
Noel Annan, Irving Howe, Edward Said, Ian Baucom, A. Michael Matin,
John A. McClure, Anne Parry, Michael Hollington, Parama Roy, Sara
Suleri, Patrick Williams, Suvir Kaul, Mark Kinkead-Weekes, and Zohreh
T. Sullivan.



A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.
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The text—that of the 1901
Sussex Edition—is fully annotated and accompanied by three maps that
help students place the novel in geographical and historical contexts.




"Backgrounds" explores the novel's complicated issues of
multiculturalism, imperialism, and racism, allowing readers to glimpse
Kipling's personal thoughts about British expansionism.  Included are
two short stories, poems, and letters by Kipling, as well as
autobiographical and biographical memoirs and contemporary reviews of
Kim.




"Criticism" collects fourteen wide-ranging assessments of the novel by
Noel Annan, Irving Howe, Edward Said, Ian Baucom, A. Michael Matin,
John A. McClure, Anne Parry, Michael Hollington, Parama Roy, Sara
Suleri, Patrick Williams, Suvir Kaul, Mark Kinkead-Weekes, and Zohreh
T. Sullivan.



A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.
Product Details
Hardcover (360 pages)
Published: March 21, 1995
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 9780679443605
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  • He sat in defiance of municipal orders, astride the gun Zam-Zammeh, on her old platform, opposite the old Ajaib gher, the Wonder House, as the natives called the Lahore Museum.

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