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Record Number: 32448


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

“What further stimulated Ruddy’s interest in the British soldier was a book he reviewed for his paper: Nathaniel Bancroft’s “From Recruit to Staff Sergeant” the autobiography of a retired British soldier living in Simla.” Note The paper was the Pioneer

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1885 and Feb 1886

Country:

India

Time

n/a

Place:

India

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Rudyard Kipling

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

30 Dec 1865

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Journalist/Author

Religion:

Church of England (later Agnostic)

Country of Origin:

India (Anglo-Indian)

Country of Experience:

India

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Nathaniel Bancroft

Title:

From Recruit to Staff Sergeant

Genre:

History, Social Science, Autobiog / Diary, Military History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published in Calcutta in 1885 by Thomas S Smith

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

32448

Source:

Print

Author:

Charles Allen

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Kipling Sahib

Place of Publication:

Great Britiain

Date of Publication:

2007

Vol:

n/a

Page:

221

Additional Comments:

P221 of the 2010 edition published by Abacus

Citation:

Charles Allen, Kipling Sahib, (Great Britiain, 2007), p. 221, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32448, accessed: 17 July 2019


Additional Comments:

Source for information on the paper to which he submitted the review "Kipling's Writings on Writing, Ed. Sandra Kemp and Lisa Lewis, Cambridge University Press, 1996"

   
   
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