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The Asian writings of Jack London : essays, letters, newspaper dispatches, and short fiction

Author: Jack London; Daniel Alfred Metraux
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines American writer Jack London's journalistic and literary contributions about Asia, his insights into Asian ethnic and political complexities, and his vision for pan-Asian / American cooperation. The book includes an anthology of London's major writings on Asia.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
London, Jack, 1876-1916.
Asian writings of Jack London.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009044360
(OCoLC)458738615
Named Person: Jack London; Jack London
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack London; Daniel Alfred Metraux
ISBN: 9780773444102 0773444106
OCLC Number: 843883177
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 322 pages)
Contents: Background to London's career and focus on Asia --
Jack London's forgotten role as an influential observer of early modern Asia --
Jack London's first encounter with Japan: the voyage of the Sophie Sutherland and his first Asian writing --
Jack London reporting from Korea and Manchuria --
Jack London and the yellow peril --
Jack London's plea for pan-Pacific understanding: "the language of the tribe" --
The Bonin Islands: an incident of the sealing fleet --
Short fiction --
London's correspondence and newspaper reports from Korea and Manchuria during the opening phases of the Russo-Japanese War --
Three essays on the future of Asia.
Responsibility: by Jack London ; with an introductory analysis by Daniel Métraux ; with a foreword by Wilton S. Dillon.

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