Questions tagged [the-jungle-book]

Questions about 'The Jungle Book' (1894), a collection of short stories by Rudyard Kipling. Use with the tag [rudyard-kipling].

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Is there any evidence to support the claim that Mowgli's character was inspired by Dina Sanichar?

In 1904, The World Wide Magazine ran an article with the following snappy intro: It essentially says that the character Mowgli from The Jungle Book was probably inspired by the real-life 'feral child'...
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Is there any known tune for the last two verses of Rudyard Kipling's Parade Song of the Camp Animals?

The last section of the Jungle Book is a song by the animals serving in the army in India, split into sections for each animal. For the first four sections the verses closely mirror well known tunes ...
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