Was Rudyard Kipling a plagiarist?

A letter, written by British author Rudyard Kipling in 1895, is up for auction. In it, Kipling confesses to it being "extremely possible" that he "promiscuously" borrowed from the work of others.A letter, written by British author Rudyard Kipling in 1895, is up for auction by Anderson Autographs, the Telegraph reported. In it, Kipling confesses to it being "extremely possible" that he "promiscuously" borrowed from the work of others while writing "The Law of the Jungle," which includes his well-loved story "The Jungle Book."  Addressed to an unidentified woman, the short letter, which is signed by Kipling, reads, in its entirety: Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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