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The Social Writings of Jack London

Jack London

The Social Writings of Jack London

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Published by Citadel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Literary,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages570
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7941343M
    ISBN 100806508868
    ISBN 109780806508863


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Jack London was an American novelist, journalist, social-activist and short-story writer whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survival.

At his peak, he was the highest paid and the most popular of all living writers/5. Novels and Social Writings: The People of the Abyss / The Road / The Iron Heel / Martin Eden / John Barleycorn - Kindle edition by London, Jack.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Novels and Social Writings: The People of the Abyss / The Road / The Iron Heel / /5(21).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as: Jack London, American rebel. Description: ix, pages ; 23 cm. "Big things are happening secretly all around," says Jack London's prescient hero Ernest Everhard in the novel The Iron Heel, excerpted in this timely anthology of London's writings about war and s illuminating his surprising literary range, The Radical Jack London establishes the iconic American author as both a product of his own era and a 5/5(3).

Other than being an author, Jack was also a journalist, short story writer, and a social activist. His writings were mainly based on the Adventure, Literature & Fiction, and Classics genres. Most of his successful work deal with the elemental struggles of life for survival in a romantic way.

Jack London's Writings London quote on why he writes. "It is a pity Jack London died young. His work is real; his books have been lived." --Joseph Conrad Now known around the world, published in several dozen languages, Jack London committed himself to become a writer by late adolescence.

His first publication, as John London, was based on his sealing voyage on. The iconic American novelist, short story writer, journalist and social activist, Jack London is best known for writing Call of the Wild () and White Fang.

Jack was born in San Francisco, California on Janu It is not known for sure whether his parents Flora Wellman and William Henry Chaney were married. The Life and Writings of Jack London Essay; I shall use my time,” Jack London was a novelist, journalist, and social activist; he is also recognized as a remarkable American author who gave his readers a different type of experience in literature during his time and layed down a foundation for other authors to pursue.

The book, Call. Jack London was born on Janu By he was internationally famous for Call of the Wild (), The Sea Wolf, () and many other literary and journalistic accomplishments. Though he wrote passionately about the great questions of life and death and the struggle to survive with dignity and integrity, he also sought peace and quiet inspiration.

About Jack London: Novels and Social Writings (LOA #7). By turns an impoverished laborer, a renegade adventurer, a war correspondent in Mexico, a declared socialist, and a writer of enormous popularity the world over, Jack London was the author of brilliant works that reflect his ideas about twentieth-century capitalist societies while dramatizing them through incidents of.

London: The People of the Abyss; the Road; the Iron Heel; Martin Eden; John Barleyon by Jack London. Library of America, The, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(20). “For example, the late Jack London. Where did he get his hot artistic passion, his delicate feeling for form and color, his extraordinary skill with words. The man, in truth, was an instinctive artist of a high order, and if ignorance often corrupted his art, it only made the fact of his inborn mastery the more remarkable.” —H.

Mencken. John Griffith "Jack" London (–) is an American author, journalist, and social activist. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life".Brand: Library of America.

Welcome to (Almost) All Things Jack London Here find a large array of information sources for readers, students, teachers, scholars, journalists, writers, book collectors, and more.

When we started this site at UC-Berkeley many years ago, finding material on London was difficult. Novels and Social Writings (Book): London, Jack: Penguin PutnamBy turns an impoverished laborer, a renegade adventurer, a war correspondent in Mexico, a declared socialist, and a writer of enormous popularity the world over, Jack London was the author of brilliant works that reflect his ideas about twentieth-century capitalist societies while dramatizing them through incidents.

Jack London ( - ) was an American author best known for writing The Call of the Wild. Jack London was his pen name, likely born in San Francisco, California as John Griffith Chaney. Like the restive characters in his works, London sought a variety of experiences as a young man including sailor, hobo and an agitator for.

Jack London, from Wikipedia: "Jack London" (born John Griffith Chaney, – ) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist.

A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone, including Seller Rating: % positive.

Jack London's letters about the publication of "The Call of the Wild" reveal an all-too-common story that would make any author and most sympathetic readers cringe.

InJack London was hard up for cash and had just completed the manuscript.5/5(5). The People of the Abyss is a compelling book that offers today’s readers plenty to think about the people submerged in abysmal slums, the culture of poverty and social enslavement in the late Victorian period.

A strong desire to rouse the public conscience and implement urgent and effective reforms permeates London’s narrative which is both.

–Jack London. Doing stints in various, and variously exploitative, labor jobs in between his adventures, as well as seeing the lives of men who had been broken by the economic system as he tramped around the country, convinced a young Jack London that his ticket out of an oppressive, impoverished life didn’t lie in his body, but in his : Brett And Kate Mckay.

Jack London was a 19th century American author and journalist, best known for the adventure novels White Fang and The Call of the Wild. Synopsis Jack London was Born:   Novels and social writings Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Novels and social writings by London, Jack, Publication date Publisher Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library. Novels and social writings.

[Jack London] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jack London. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: See all books authored by Jack London, including The Call of the Wild, and The Call of the Wild / White Fang, and more on The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories.

Jack London $ White Fang. Jack London $ - $ The Scarlet Plague. Jack London The Radical Jack London: Writings on War and Revolution. Jack. Buy Jack London: Novels and Social Writings (Loa #7): The People of the Abyss / The Road / The Iron Heel / Martin Eden / John Barleycorn / Selected Essays by Jack London online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Novels and Social Writings (Book): London, Jack: The People of the Abyss - The Road - The Iron Heel - Martin Eden - John Barleycorn.

Jack London was born in San Francisco. He was deserted by his father, "Professor" William Henry Chaney, an itinerant astrologer, and raised in Oakland by his mother Flora Wellman, a music teacher and spiritualist.

London's stepfather John London, whose surname he took, was a failed storekeeper. London's youth was marked by poverty.

Click to read more about The Social Writings of Jack London by Philip S. Foner. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5(1). Jack London wrote many short stories, which were loved by critics and usually devoured by readers. He used his experiences around the world to write about struggles of humans against the brutalities of nature.

His series of short stories about life in the Yukon were collected into a book called Son of the Wolf, published in Jack London, pseudonym of John Griffith Chaney, (born JanuSan Francisco, California, U.S.—died NovemGlen Ellen, California), American novelist and short-story writer whose best-known works—among them The Call of the Wild () and White Fang ()—depict elemental struggles for survival.

During the 20th century he was one of the. The Yukon writings of Jack London book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jack London was an American novelist, journalist, social-activist and short-story writer whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survival.

At his peak, he was the highest paid and the most popular of all living writers/5. By: Jack London () Hugely popular among younger readers, White Fang by Jack London was a runaway hit when it first debuted inas a serial story in the Outing magazine.

Since then it continues to enjoy immense acclaim and popularity as a coming of age allegory where a nonconformist youngster is transformed into a responsible citizen.5/5(13). Condition: Two Very Good to Like New Hardcovers in Slipcases.

Novels and Social Writings, c. 6th Printing. Novels & Stories, c.7th Printing. Lot of 2 JACK LONDON. Photos are of the actual item that is being Rating: % positive.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Jack London: Novels and Social Writings (LOA #7): The People of the Abyss / The Road / The Iron Heel / Martin Eden / John Barleycorn / 5/5(1).

This Library of America volume of Jack London’s best-known work is filled with thrilling action, an intuitive feeling for animal life, and a sense of justice that often works itself out through violence.

London enjoyed phenomenal popularity in his own time (which included the depressions of the s and the beginnings of World War One), and he remains one of the most widely read of. The radical Jack London: writings on war and revolution / by: London, Jack, Published: () Jack London reports; war correspondence, sports articles, and miscellaneous writings.

by: London, Jack, Published: () No mentor but myself: Jack London on writing and writers. "Big things are happening secretly all around," says Jack London's prescient hero Ernest Everhard in the novel The Iron Heel, excerpted in this timely anthology of London's writings about war and revolution.

Besides illuminating his surprising literary range, The Radical Jack London establishes the iconic American author as both a product of his own era and a.

Jack London ( – ) Born John Griffith Chaney JanuJack London grew up in San Francisco and Oakland, California. His mother, Flora Wellman, was a music teacher and spiritualist. London was unsure of his father, as records pertaining to marriage and births were destroyed in the earthquake, and the man believed to be his father claimed impotency.

by Jack London from Story of the Week “To Build a Fire” “War” Buy this book: Jack London: Novels & Stories The Call of the Wild • White Fang • The Sea-Wolf • 25 stories 1, pages List price: $ 20% off, free shipping. Web store price: $ Also of interest: Jack London: Novels & Social Writings.

Jack London – the man, the writer, the rebel by Robert Barltrop Pluto Press ; pp, £ ANYONE who has ever been under the spell of Jack London’s writings can never wholly escape from it, and for them Barltrop’s book will be of absorbing interest.American author. American author and supporter of socialism (a system of social organization in which the government owns and manages the distribution and production of goods) Jack London wrote popular adventure stories and social tracts (pamphlets) based on unusual personal experiences.

At their best, his works are powerful and moving stories. Jack London died at the age of 40 on Novem at his home in California. Rumors circulated about the manner of his death, with some claiming that he committed suicide.

However, he had suffered numerous health issues later in life, and the official cause of death was noted as kidney : Karen Schweitzer.