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About Kipling's Jungle Book (1 Viewer)

I'm sure you all know about newer versions of older books being edited for content. I'm not sure what it's technically called- but when books like The Jungle Book have been edited for having being too violent for children, and too hard to understand. I would like to know if any of you knew how I can tell which versions are edited, and which are not.
Because I am looking to read The Jungle Book, but I want the original text.


Any information would be greatly appreciated. I've been stuck on this for weeks.
 

Mike C

WF Veterans
Abridged is the word you're looking for. You want the unabridged text to read it as he wrote it.
 
Right. But there's another word for it, I know it. Theres ABRIDGED, and then there was another one. I can't remember what it was though.

Oh, Ha, y'know what? I just remembered it right now as I was talking to my friend. Nevermind.

But still, does anyone know Titles the original Jungle Book goes under?
I mean, like, who publishes the original still?
 

Hodge

pliable
Senior Member
I'm sure lots of places do... I'd imagine Norton publishes critical editions of it (or at least anthologized ones). Oxford publishes a lot of the classics, as does Penguin.

You know, you could always take a quick jaunt over to amazon.com and look there.
 
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