The World of Jack London
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Selected Sources

Special Printings of Works by Jack London:

Abbott, Leonard D., ed. London's Essays of Revolt. New York: Vanguard Press, 1928.

Bruccoli, Matthew. The Sea-Wolf. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1964.

Calder-Marshall, Arthur, ed. & Introduction by. The Bodley Head Jack London. [Vol. I: The Call of the Wild and 17 stories]. London: The Bodley Head, 1963.

-----. The Bodley Head Jack London. [Vol. II: John Barleycorn, The Cruise of the Dazzler, The Road]. London: The Bodley Head, 1963.

-----. The Bodley Head Jack London. [Vol. III: Martin Eden]. London: The Bodley Head, 1965.

-----. The Bodley Head Jack London. [Vol. IV: The Klondike Dream]. London: The Bodley Head, 1966.

Doctorow, E.L [Introduction]. The Call of the Wild, White Fang & To Build a Fire. Nework: The Modern Library, 1998.

Labor, Earle, Robert C. Leitz III & I. Milo Shepard, eds. The Complete Short Stories of Jack London. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1993. (3 vols.)

London, Jack. Novels and Stories. New York: The Library of America, 1982.

-----. Novels and Social Writings. New York: The Library of America, 1982.

Reynolds, Clay [Introduction]. The Plays of Jack London. Forest Hills, New York: Ironweed Press, 2000.

Shepard, Irving, ed. Jack London's Tales of Adventure. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1956.

Walker, Dale L. ed. Curious Fragments: Jack London's Tales of Fantasy Fiction. Port Washington, New York: Kennikat Press, 1975. Reprinted as Fantastic Tales (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

-----. In a Far Country: Jack London's Tales of the West. Ottawa, IL: Jameson Books, 1987. Paper.

Walker, Franklin, ed. The Call of the Wild & Selected Stories. New York: Signet, 1967.

-----. The Sea-Wolf and Selected Stories. New York: Signet, 1964.

Biographical Works:

Barltrop, Robert. Jack London, the Man, the Writer, the Rebel. New York: Pluto Press, 1976.

Beauchamp, Gordon. Jack London. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1984.

Day, A. Grove. Jack London in the South Seas. New York: Four Winds Press, 1971.

Dyer, Daniel. Jack London, A Biography. New York: Scholastic Press, 1997.

Foner, Philip S. Jack London, American Rebel. New York: The Citadel Press, 1947.

Hedrick, Joan. Solitary Comrade: Jack London and His Work. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1982.

Johnson, Martin. Through the South Seas with Jack London. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1913.

Johnston, Carolyn. Jack London: An American Radical? Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1984.

Kingman, Russ. Jack London, A Pictorial Biography. New York: Crown Publishers, 1979.

-----. Jack London: A Definitive Chronology. Middletown, CA: David Rejl, 1992.

Labor, Earle; Robert C. Leitz III & I. Milo Shepard, eds. The Letters of Jack London. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1988. (3 vols.)

Labor, Earle & Jeanne Reesman. Jack London. New York, New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994. [Revised edition]

London, Charmian K. The Book of Jack London. London: Mills & Boon, 1921. [2 volumes].

-----. Log of the Snark. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1916.

-----. Our Hawaii. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1917. First edition.

-----. Our Hawaii: Islands and Islanders. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1922. New and revised edition.

London, Joan, Jack London & His Times. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1939.

-----. Jack London and His Daughters. Berkeley, Calif: Heyday Books, 1990.

Lundquist, James, Jack London, Adventure, Ideas, Fiction. New York: Ungar Publishing Co., 1987.

Noel, Joseph. Footloose in Arcadia. New York: Carrick & Evans, 1940.

O'Connor, Richard. Jack London, a Biography. Boston: Little, Brown 1964.

Sinclair, Andrew, Jack: A Biography of Jack London. New York: Harper & Row, 1977.

Stasz, Clarice, American Dreamers: Charmian and Jack London. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988.

-----. Jack London's Women. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001.

Stone, Irving. Jack London: Sailor on Horseback, A Biographical Novel. Garden City, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1938.

Walcutt, Charles C. Jack London. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1966.

Walker, Franklin. Jack London and the Klondike. San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1966.

-----. The Seacoast of Bohemia. Santa Barbara, CA: Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1973.

Zamen, Mark. Standing Room Only: Jack London's Controversial Career as a Public Speaker. New York: Peter Lang Publisher, Inc., 1990.


Auerbach, Jonathan. Male Call: Becoming Jack London. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996.

Bender, Bert. Sea-Brothers: The Tradition of American Sea Fiction from Moby-Dick to the Present. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988.

Brooks, Van Wyck. The Confident Years, 1885-1915. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1952.

Cassuto, Leonard & Jeanne C. Reesman. Rereading Jack London. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996.

Doctorow, E.L., Jack London, Hemingway, and the Constitution. New York: Random House, 1993.

Dyer, Daniel. The Call of the Wild [With an Illustrated Reader's Companion]. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.

Etulain, Richard. Jack London on the Road: The Tramp Diary and Other Hobo Writings. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1979.

Feied, Frederick. No Pie in the Sky. New York: Citadel Press, 1964.

Geismar, Maxwell. Rebels and Ancestors. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1953.

Graham, Stephen. The Death of Yesterday. London: Ernest Benn, Ltd., 1930.

Guerin, Wilfred L., Earle Labor, Lee Morgan, John R. Willingham, Mandala: Literature for Critical Literature. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.

Hamilton, David M. 'The Tools of My Trade': Annotated Books in Jack London's Library. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1986.

Hendricks, King. Jack London: Master Craftsman of the Short Story. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1966.

Hendricks, King, ed. Creator and Critic: A Controversy Between Jack London and Philo M. Buck, Jr. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1961.

Hendricks, King, and Irving Shepard, eds. Jack London Reports. New York: Doubleday, 1970.

Hicks, Granville. The Great Tradition. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1933.

Hodson, Susan S., and Jeanne C. Reesman. Jack London, 100 Years a Writer. San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 2002.

Kazin, Alfred. On Native Grounds: An Interpretation of Modern American Prose Literature. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1942.

Kerr, Howard, John W. Crowley, and Charles L. Crow, eds. The Haunted Dusk American Supernatural Fiction, 1820-1920. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983.

Lynn, Kenneth S. The Dream of Success: A Study of Modern American Imagination. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1955.

Martin, Stoddard. California Writers: Jack London, John Steinbeck, the Tough Guys. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983.

McClintock, James I. Jack London's Strong Truths: a Study of His Short Stories. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1997.

Mencken, H.L. Prejudices, First Series. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1921.

Noto, Sal, Jack London's California. New York: Beaufort Books, 1986.

Nuernberg, Susan M. The Critical Response to Jack London. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Ownby, Ray W., Ed. Jack London: Essays in Criticism. Santa Barbara, CA: Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1978). Paper.

Pattee, Fred Lewis. The Development of the American Short Story. New York: Harper & Bros., 1923.

Powell, Lawrence Clark. California Classics: The Creative Literature of the Golden State. Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1972.

Reesman, Jeanne Campbell. Jack London: A Study of the Short Fiction. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1999.

Rideout, Walter B. The Radical Novel in the United States, 1900-1954. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970.

Starr, Kevin. Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973.

Stegner, Wallace, ed. The American Novel from James Fenimore Cooper to William Faulkner. New York: Basic Books, 1965.

Tavernier-Courbin, Jacqueline. The Call of the Wild, A Naturalistic Romance. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994.

Van Doren, Carl. The American Novel, 1789-1939. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1940.

Wagenknecht, Edward. Cavalcade of the American Novel. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1965.

Walcutt, Charles Child, ed. Seven Novelists in the American Naturalist Tradition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1974.

Walker, Dale L. The Alien Worlds of Jack London. Grand Rapids, MI: Wolf House Books, 1973.

Walker, Dale L. and Jeanne Campbell Reesman, eds. No Mentor But Myself: Jack London on Writing & Writers. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999. [Expanded reprint of 1975 edition].

Whipple, T.K. Study Out the Land: Essays by T.K. Whipple. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1943.

Whittemore, Reed. Six Literary Lives: The Shared Impiety of Adams, London, Sinclair, Williams, Dos Passos, and Tate. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1993.

Willcox, Earl J. The Call of the Wild: A Casebook with Text, Background, Sources, Reviews, Critical Essays, and Bibliography. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1980.

Williams, Tony. Jack London: The Movies. Los Angeles: David Rejl, 1992.

Woodward, Robert H. Jack London and the Amateur Press. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wolf House Books, 1983.


Sherman, Joan. Jack London: A Reference Guide. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1977.

Sisson, James E. III and Robert Martens. Jack London First Editions: A Chronological Reference Guide. Oakland, CA: Star Rover House, 1978.

Woodbridge, Hensley, John London and George H. Tweney. Jack London: A Bibliography. Georgetown, CA: Talisman Press, 1966.

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