Synopses & Reviews
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.
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-- Interviews, essays, memoirs and other biographical materials -- often previously unpublished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.
Table of Contents
pt. 1.Short fiction --ch. 1.Klondike --ch. 2.Stories of social realism --ch. 3.Fictional experimentation --ch. 4.Pacific --pt. 2.Writer --Introduction --From John Barleycorn (1913) --From Martin Eden (1907) --From "The Terrible and Tragic in Fiction (1903) --Selected letters --pt. 3.Critics --Introduction --Edgar Lucien Larkin --Charles A. Sandburg --Earle Labor and King Hendricks --Lawrence I. Berkove --James Slagel.