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Published 1 May 1985 in Volume 12 No. 1. Subjects: Critical reception, English literature & writers, Writers' tours & visits.
Cite as: Stilz, Gerhard. ‘Kipling’s Visit and the Early Reception of His Books in Australia (1889-1900).’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, 1985. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.a45c6800e8.
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