THE KIPLING JOURNAL


published quarterly since 1927 by The Kipling Society
(31 Brookside, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1DT. England)
and sent free to all members world-wide


Volume 90 December 2016 Number 366


CONTENTS

THE KIPLING SOCIETY: OFFICERS, ETC. 3

FORTHCOMING MEETINGS 4

EDITORIAL AND NEWS 6-7

'KIPLING AND EUROPE' IN BOLOGNA: CONFERENCE REPORT 8

SIR GEORGE ENGLE OBITUARY 9

JOHN SLATER COMPETITION REPORT, AND WINNING ENTRIES 10-14

RUDYARD KIPLING CHRISTMAS LETTERS 15-19

MEMBERSHIP NOTES 20

KIPLING AND THE SHERIDAN CHILDREN 21-24

KIPLING'S "JUST-SO" PARTNER: THE DEAD CHILD AS COLLABORATOR AND MUSE by U.C.Knoepflmacher 25-48

KIPLING AND THE USES OF POETRY by Judth PLOTZ 49-62

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: THE GAIETY THEATRE IN SIMLA 63

ABOUT THE KIPLING SOCIETY 64