Jack London

London in 1903

John Griffith London (born John Griffith ChaneyJanuary 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first writers to become a worldwide celebrity and earn a large fortune from writing. He was also an innovator in the genre that would later become known as science fiction. (Information from Wikipedia)

Website: london.sonoma.edu/

Articles in Western American Literature:

Jack London’s “South of the Slot” and William James’s “The Divided Self and the Process of Its Unification”

Jack London, Aesthetic Theory, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Science

Jack London’s First Biographer

The Problem of Knowledge in Jack London’s “The Water Baby”

Social Philosophy as Best-Seller: Jack London’s The Sea-Wolf

Nietzschean Psychology in London’s The Sea-Wolf

Martin Eden: Jack London’s “Splendid Dream”

Sexual Conflict in The Sea-Wolf: Further Notes on London’s Reading of Kipling and Norris

From “All Gold Canyon” to The Acorn-Planter: Jack London’s Agrarian Vision

Jack London as Wolf Barleycorn

Androgyny in the Novels of Jack London

“Rattling the Bones”: Jack London, Socialist Evangelist

The Lives of Jack London

Man and Superwoman in Jack London’s “The Kanaka Surf”

Jack London’s “To Build a Fire”: Epistemology and the White Wilderness

Elizabeth Barrett Meets Wolf Larsen

Beneficial Atavism in Frank Norris and Jack London

A New Reading of The Sea Wolf

Nietzsche of the North: Heredity and Race in London’s The Son of the Wolf