WHAT HAPPENS IN "MARY POSTGATE"?
- KIPLING'S JANE: SOME ECHOES OF AUSTEN. Lewis, Lisa A. F. // English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920;1986, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p76
Examines the reflections of the style and character of Jane Austen, a novelist, in the short stories "Mary Postgate" and "The Gardener," by Rudyard Kipling. Setting in "Mary Postgate" which was borrowed from "Emma," by Austen; Similarities in the language of the stories; Figures of speech used...
- THOR AND TYR: SACRIFICE, NECESSARY SUFFERING AND THE BATTLE AGAINST DISORDER IN REWARDS AND FAIRIES. Coates, John // English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920;1986, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p64
Examines the first five short stories in the book "Rewards and Fairies," by Rudyard Kipling. Exploration on the treatment of sacrifice, maturation or necessary suffering, and the order/disorder axis; Units that are formed in the book; Problem about the meaning of "Rewards and Fairies."
- KIPLING'S "MARY POSTGATE" RECONSIDERED. Colebatch, Hal // Quadrant Magazine;Sep2001, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p62
Examines the short story 'Mary Postgate,' by Rudyard Kipling. Summary of the short story; Criticisms of the story; Reason for the misinterpretation of the story.
- ALFRED LEMM AND RUDYARD KIPLING: IRONIC COMMENTARIES ON WOMEN'S WARTIME SHIFTS. Williams, Gordon // Comparative Literature Studies;2003, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p265
Discusses the portrayal of wartime women in the fiction of Rudyard Kipling and Alfred Lemm. Comparison of Kipling's short story 'Mary Postgate' with Lemm's 'Die Hure Salomea'; Ways in which Kipling played against the stereotype of wartime womanhood; Role of Lemm's story in serving to travesty...
- Eavesdropping on Eternity: Kipling's '"Wireless.'" Dillingham, William B. // English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920;2012, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p131
The article offers criticism of the short story "Wireless" by Rudyard Kipling. Particular focus is given to questions surrounding the supernatural and mysterious characteristics of the narrator and the suggestion that the narrator of the story is in actuality a fictionalized version of Kipling...
- 'The Hun is at the Gate!': Historicizing Kipling's Militaristic Rhetoric, From the Imperial Periphery to the National Center. Matin, A. Michael // Studies in the Novel;Fall99, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p317
Part I. Considers the writings of Rudyard Kipling on the subject of British defense in context of other pre-Great War polemical literature of the time. Two primary foci of national defense; The military situation in India at the time; Kipling as participant in a prevalent literary phenomenon;...
- Kipling's Portraits of the Artist. Stewart, David H. // English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920;1988, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p264
Analyzes the writing style of Rudyard Kipling for describing writers and artists in both public statements and fiction. Reputation established by Kipling for being reticence about many things, including his own craft; Distinction that has lately gained scholarly attention and that seems...
- Siren in the Night. Ford, Leslie // Saturday Evening Post;11/28/1942, Vol. 215 Issue 22, p28
The article presents the second part of the short story "Siren in the Night," written by Leslie Ford and illustrated by Ritchie Cooper.
- Literary Contexts in Short Stories: Rudyard Kipling's "The Man Who Would Be King". Panesar, Gurdip // Literary Contexts in Short Stories: Rudyard Kipling's 'The Man W;2007, p1
This essay presents information about Rudyard Kipling's short story "The Man who would be King." The essay provides a plot summary of the story and contextualizes the content through an exploration of historical, religious, scientific & technological, societal and biographical information....