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,” by Robert J. Brophy

Jack London, Aesthetic Theory, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Science, by Barbara Lindquist

Jack London’s First Biographer, by William Holtz

The Problem of Knowledge in Jack London’s “The Water Baby,” by Jeanne C. Reesman

Social Philosophy as Best-Seller: Jack London’s The Sea-Wolf, by Susan Ward

Nietzschean Psychology in London’s The Sea-Wolf, by Michael Qualtiere

Martin Eden: Jack London’s “Splendid Dream,” by Sam S. Baskett

Sexual Conflict in The Sea-Wolf: Further Notes on London’s Reading of Kipling and Norris, by Charles N. Watson Jr.

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

Jack London as Wolf Barleycorn, by Jon A. Yoder

Androgyny in the Novels of Jack London, by Clarice Stasz

“Rattling the Bones”: Jack London, Socialist Evangelist, by Carolyn Willson

The Lives of Jack London, by Richard W. Etulain

Man and Superwoman in Jack London’s “The Kanaka Surf,” by Howard Lachtman

Jack London’s “To Build a Fire”: Epistemology and the White Wilderness, by The Western Literature Association

Elizabeth Barrett Meets Wolf Larsen, by Robert Brainard Pearsall

Beneficial Atavism in Frank Norris and Jack London, by James R. Giles

A New Reading of The Sea Wolf, by James Ellis

Nietzsche of the North: Heredity and Race in London’s The Son of the Wolf, by Richard Vanderbeets