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Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction #75: Jack London a Study in Short Fiction

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Publisher Comments:

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)

Synopsis:

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-- Interviews, essays, memoirs and other biographical materials — often previously unpublished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

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-263) and index.

Table of Contents

  1. pt. 1.Short fiction
  2. ch. 1.Klondike
  3. ch. 2.Stories of social realism
  4. ch. 3.Fictional experimentation
  5. ch. 4.Pacific
  6. pt. 2.Writer
  7. Introduction
  8. From John Barleycorn (1913) --From Martin Eden (1907) --From "The Terrible and Tragic in Fiction (1903) --Selected letters
  9. pt. 3.Critics
  10. Introduction
  11. Edgar Lucien Larkin
  12. Charles A. Sandburg
  13. Earle Labor and King Hendricks
  14. Lawrence I. Berkove
  15. James Slagel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805716788
Author:
Reesman, Jeanne Campbell
Publisher:
Twayne Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Short story
Subject:
London, jack, 1876-1916
Subject:
Fiction -- Technique.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction
Series Volume:
no. 75
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xx, 276 p.
Dimensions:
8.79x5.77x.91 in. .98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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

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