The Verbal Vernacular: Lockwood Kipling as Curator of Folklore and Folk Idiom

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Abstract

Rudyard Kipling's father, John Lockwood Kipling, was a museum curator, art teacher and journalist who spent most of his career in Bombay and later Lahore. This article is based on a paper that was delivered at a conference organized to coincide with a major exhibition on Lockwood's work at the Victoria & Albert Museum. It considers Lockwood's linguistic interests, in particular the folklore and folk idiom of Punjab, and their relevance to his better-known professional activities, as well as their influence upon his son's writing.

© 2018, Alexander Bubb. The attached document (embargoed until 30/04/2020) is an author produced version of a paper published in the Kipling Journal uploaded in accordance with the publisher’s self- archiving policy. The final published version (version of record) is available online at the link below. Some minor differences between this version and the final published version may remain. We suggest you refer to the final published version should you wish to cite from it.
Original languageEnglish
JournalKipling Journal
Volume92
Issue number373
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2018

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