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Jack London

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2011.
Series: Bloom's modern critical views; Bloom's modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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A collection of critical essays discuss the works of the American author who specialized in the relationship between humans and nature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jack London; Jack London; Jack London; Jack London
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9781604133660 160413366X
OCLC Number: 661183218
Description: vii, 158 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Jack London: the problem of form / Donald Pizer --
Jack London's pacific world / Earle Labor --
Imposing (on) events in London's "To build a fire" / Lee Clark Mitchell --
Sea change in The sea-wolf / Sam S. Baskett --
"Congested mails": Buck and Jack's "Call" / Jonathan Auerbach --
"Zone-conquerors" and "white devils": the contradictions of race in the works of Jack London / Andrew J. Furer --
The wires were down: the telegraph and the cultural self in "To build a fire" and White fang / Christopher Gair --
Canvas and steam: historical conflict in Jack London's Sea-wolf / James A. Papa, Jr --
Jack London's Medusa of truth / Per Serritslev Petersen --
Jack London's evolutionary hierarchies: dogs, wolves, and men / Lisa Hopkins --
Jack London and evolution : from Spencer to Huxley / Lawrence I. Berkove --
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Series Title: Bloom's modern critical views; Bloom's modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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