Monthly Archive: October, 2019

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

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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In 1897, the California native went to the frozen North looking for gold. What he found instead was the great American novel By Richard Grant; Photographs by Grant Harder https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/gold-fever-deadly-cold-and-amazing-true-adventures-jack-london-wild-180973316/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20191023-daily-responsive&spMailingID=40955627&spUserID=ODg3NDcwNDI5OTI5S0&spJobID=1622173874&spReportId=MTYyMjE3Mzg3NAS2

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