Abstract – scaricare il file per l'appunto completo Rudyard Kipling, whose father was an archeologist and a scholar, was born in Bombay, India. There he was able to learn the Hindu language more easily than English and observe Indian life. At the age of six he was sent to England to attend school, as was the custom among British in India, and returned to India in 1882. A bitter account of his lonely childhood was given in the moving story Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (1888). While working as a journalist in his native country he began to publish collections of poems and short stories about Indian life: Departmental Ditties (1886), Plain Tales from The Hill and Wee Willie Winkie (1888 and 1890). In 1889 he returned to London, where he wrote – segue nel file da scaricare