War Stories and Poems

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OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS

RUDYARD KIPLING


War Stories and Poems

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by ANDREW RUTHERFORD

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • General Preface vii
  • Introduction xii
  • Note on the Text xxvi
  • Select Bibliography xxxiii
  • A Chronology of Kipling's Life and Works xxxvi
  • Part One - The Imperial Frontiers 3
  • The Widow's Party 5
  • The Drums of the Fore and Aft 7
  • That Day 39
  • A Conference of the Powers 41
  • The Young British Soldier 55
  • The Light That Failed Chapter 2 58
  • 'Fuzzy-Wuzzy' 68
  • The Mutiny of the Mavericks 70
  • Ford O' Kabul River 89
  • The Lost Legion 91
  • Arithmetic on the Frontier 103
  • Slaves of the Lamp 105
  • Part Two - The Boer War 123
  • Rimmon 125
  • The Way That He Took 127
  • The Outsider 145
  • Stellenbosch - (Composite Columns) 161
  • A Sahibs' War 163
  • 'Wilful-Missing' 181
  • The Comprehension of Private Copper 183
  • Half-Ballade of Waterval 194
  • The Captive 196
  • Chant-Pagan 219
  • Part Three - The Great War 223
  • Gethsemane - 1914-18 225
  • 'swept and Gethsemane! 226
  • Mary Postgate 235
  • The Changelings - (R.N.V.R.) 250
  • Sea Constables - A Tale of '15 251
  • The Vineyard 268
  • Introduction to the Irish Guards in the Great War 269
  • A Recantation 1917 276
  • A Friend of the Family 278
  • Mesopotamia 1917 293
  • A Madonna of the Trenches 294
  • The Mother's Son 309
  • The Gardener 310
  • Epitaphs of the War (selection) 1914-18 321
  • Appendix - Kipling under Fire: the Battle of Kari Siding 325
  • Explanatory Notes 328
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