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Kipling Letter Says He Borrowed 'Promiscuously' for 'The Jungle Book'

While Rudyard Kipling spun beloved characters out of creatures like a bear, a tiger, a snake and a panther for his classic story collection “The Jungle Book,” he may have been a bit of a vulture himself and made monkey’s uncles of his readers — at least according to a letter that suggests he made use of outside sources for a portion of the work.

The Telegraph of London reported that...

Source: ArtsBeat
Bare Necessities

Bare Necessities from the Jungle Book.

H S H S says:
How is Hindu religion or culture represented in the jungle book? (not the movie)?
shiva says:
The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories written by Rudyard Kipling. He had accrued much knowledge about the jungles in India through listening to others and using research. All of the...

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