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The city of dreadful night, and other places

Rudyard Kipling

The city of dreadful night, and other places

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by A. H. Wheeler in Allahabad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Calcutta (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Calcutta (India) -- Description

    • Edition Notes

      Statementdepicted by Rudyard Kipling.
      SeriesA. H. Wheeler & Co."s Indian railway library ;, no. 14
      ContributionsKipling Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS486.C2 K5 1891
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p. ;
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6081886M
      LC Control Number50042600
      OCLC/WorldCa8103057

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James Thomson ( ) published under the pseudonym Bysshe Vanolis. He was a Scottish Victorian poet famous primarily for the long poem The City of Dreadful Night () which was an expression of bleak pessimism in a dehumanized, uncaring urban environment/5(14). The city of Thomsons dreadful night is a dark, bleak place defined by its total lack of faith, love, and hope.

It is human alienation at its most extreme. Its a place full of masses of disconnected bodies merely surviving the unrelenting agony of existence. The city, in this case London, is Dantes Inferno, Victorian style/5. The City of Dreadful Night and Other Sketches was first prepared for publication by A.H.

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Wheeler in India and together by Wheeler and Sampson Low in England as in the Indian Railway Library series. City of Dreadful Night and Other Places rare book for sale. This First Edition by Rudyard KIPLING is available at Bauman Rare Books.

The city of dreadful night and other places Author: Rudyard Kipling ; Leonard Kebler ; Kipling Collection (Library of Congress) ; Carpenter Kipling Collection (Library of Congress) ; Colt Kipling Collection (Library of Congress).

70 The City is of Night, but not of Sleep; There sweet sleep is not for the weary brain; The pitiless hours like years and ages creep, A night seems termless hell. This dreadful strain Of thought and consciousness which never ceases, 75 Or which some moments' stupor but increases, This, worse than woe, makes wretches there insane.

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in England as in the Indian Railway. The City of Dreadful Night. Victorian poet James Thomson, who published under the pseudonym Bysshe Vanolis, was born in Port Glasgow, Scotland, in His father, a sailor, was partially paralyzed by a stroke when Thomson.

Allahabad: A. Wheeler & Co., First Indian edition. 8vo. 4 leaves, p, 7 leaves of advertisements including Opinions of the Press Both Livingston and Stewart list 5 leaves of ads. Original grey-green printed wrappers bound in; advertisements inside both covers.

Bound by the Club Bindery in in full dark blue crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the. The City of Dreadful Night is a long poem by the Scottish poet James "B.V." Thomson, written between andand published in the National Reformer inthen in in a book entitled The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems.

First published in the Civil and Military Gazette on 10 September and the United Services College Chronicle on 7 March Collected in Life s Handicap, Sleepless on a hot August night, the narrator sets off towards Lahore City. The moon blazes down onto sleeping men, lying like corpses.

The City of Dreadful Night book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Joseph Rudyard Kipling () was an English author 3/5. THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT AND OTHER PLACES Author Kipling, Rudyard Book condition Used - Front flyleaf with two small chips, original wrappers with minor fading, binding fine Quantity available 1 Edition First (Indian) edition Binding Hardcover Publisher A.

Wheeler & Co Place of Publication Allahabad Date published Bookseller catalogs FINE BINDINGS;Book Edition: First (Indian) Edition. Thomson wrote The Doom of the City in and his best known poem, The City of Dreadful Night in Raymond Williams calls The City of Dreadful Night: ‘a symbolic vision of the city as a condition of human life’.

Williams asserts that, by the Victorian-era, the city had become a new form of human consciousness. Learning about cities of yesterday from Cities of Tomorrow One of the books assigned to me in grad school was Cities of Tomorrow by Peter Hall.

There were a handful of chapters and excerpts deemed required reading, but the whole book was : Gracen Johnson. The city of dreadful night and other places Author: Rudyard Kipling ; Norman Croom-Johnson ; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) ; Carpenter Kipling Collection (Library of Congress) ; Colt Kipling Collection (Library of Congress) ; All authors.

Two or three other men, in far-off corners of the City of Dreadful Night, follow his example, and the water flashes like heliographic signals. A small cloud passes over the face of the Moon, and the city and its inhabitants--clear drawn in black and white before-- / The city of dreadful night and other places.

Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler & Co., First published (and second Indian) edition, issued as no. 14 in Wheeler's Indian Railway Library series; 8vo, pp. [4] ads and opinions of the press, [4],[10] ads and opinions of the press; original printed front wrapper a little chipped at edges (no loss of letterpress), bottom third of.

The City of Dreadful Night and Other Sketches was first prepared for publication by A.H. Wheeler & Co. inbut was suppressed by Kipling. Inmuch of this material was published under the title The City of Dreadful Night and Other Places by A.H.

Wheeler in India and together by Wheeler and Sampson Low in England as in the. The City of Dreadful Night by James Thomson. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Thomson, James, Title: The City of Dreadful Night Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: English poetry audio books by Jane Austen Cited by:   Two or three other men, in far-off corners of the City of Dreadful Night, follow his example, and the water flashes like heliographic signals.

A small cloud passes over the face of the Moon, and the city and its inhabitants — clear drawn in black and white before — fade into masses of black and deeper black.The City of Dreadful Night by O. Henry "During the recent warmed-over spell," said my friend Carney, driver of express wagon No.

8, "a good many opportunities was had of observing human nature through peekaboo waists/