Theorizing Jack London: The 2020 Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium: November 5–8, 2020, Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center, Sonoma, California

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The 15th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held November 5–8, 2020 at The Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center in Sonoma, California. The organizers encourage participants to experiment with innovative,… Continue reading

New Penguin Classics Edition of “The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Other Stories”

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https://penguinrandomhousehighereducation.com/book/?isbn=9780140186512 The Call of the Wild, London’s elemental masterpiece about a dog learning to survive in the wilderness, sees pampered pet Buck snatched from his home and set to work as a sled-dog… Continue reading

Ben Goldstein interview with Tarnel Abbott

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Via the Jack London listserv: Jack London,: Myths, Mysteries, Controversies and Contradictions: Today, November 22, 2019 is the 103rd anniversary of Jack London’s death. I thought this would be a good occasion to… Continue reading

Call for Papers: Jack London Society Panels at the American Literature Association 31st Annual Conference May 21-24, 2020

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  Call for Papers Jack London Society American Literature Association 31st Annual Conference May 21-24, 2020 Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society panels at the American Literature Association 31th Annual… Continue reading

Gold Fever! Deadly Cold! And the Amazing True Adventures of Jack London in the Wild, By Richard Grant; Photographs by Grant Harder

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Following the Moniker Trail: Hobo Graffiti and the Strange Tale of Jack London, Skysail, and A-No. 1, by Susan Phillips

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In the 20th century United States, urban graffiti has been one manifestation of what it means to claim space on the part of fringe populations. Taking over city-space is often less overtly political… Continue reading

Toward a Necessary Cinema: Pietro Marcello on “Martin Eden”

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The Italian cineaste discusses his adaptation of Jack London’s novel, and the role of filmmaking as a vehicle for change. https://mubi.com/notebook/posts/toward-a-necessary-cinema-pietro-marcello-on-martin-eden  

Toronto International Film Festival: Pietro Marcello’s ‘Martin Eden’ Wins Platform Prize

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Pietro Marcello’s Martin Eden, an adaptation of the Jack London novel set in 1880s Naples, on Thursday was named winner of the Platform competition at the Toronto International Film Festival. . . https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/toronto-pietro-marcellos-martin-eden-wins-platform-prize-1239241… Continue reading

Now Available! Studies in American Naturalism Special Issue: New Journeys along Jack London’s The Road (1907) Guest Editor: Jeanne Campbell Reesman

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  Volume 14, Number 1 Summer 2019 CONTENTS Special Issue: New Journeys along Jack London’s The Road (1907) Guest Editor: Jeanne Campbell Reesman ESSAYS Introduction Jeanne Campbell Reesman Hurdling the Social Pit: Contextualizing… Continue reading

Luca Marinelli wins the Best Actor award for his portrayal of Martin Eden at the Venice Film Festival

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