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Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction #75: Jack London a Study in Short Fictionby Jeanne Campbell Reesman
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This study examines the works of this naturalist writer, best known for "The Call of the Wild." Producer of nearly 200 short stories, his writing ranged in topic from the Gold Rush to science fiction.
Book News Annotation:
Provides biographical material and an analysis of some dozen important texts, emphasizing those about the Klondike and the Pacific, his stories of social realism, and his fictional experimentation. Also presents excerpts from London's writings on the creative process, including letters, and commentary by five critics.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This is the only series to provide in-depth critical introductions to major modern and contemporary short story writers worldwide.
Each volume offers:
-- A comprehensive overview of the artist's short fiction — including detailed analyses of every significant story
-- Interviews, essays, memoirs and other biographical materials — often previously unpublished
-- A representative selection of critical responses
-- A comprehensive primary bibliography, a selected bibliography of important criticism, a chronology of the artist's life and works and an index
Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-263) and index.
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