Category Archive: Jack London in the News

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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https://thriveglobal.com/stories/luca-marinelli-coppa-volpi-winner-for-best-actor-in-venice-answers-three-questions/  

Explore the eclectic life of William S. Porter, M.D. (1867 – 1948) and his contributions to Oakland. Lecture by Dr. Richard Rocco, Sept. 19, 2019

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Save the Date! The Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium November 5­­–8, 2020 Sonoma Valley Inn, Sonoma, CA

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Save the Date!   The Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium November 5­­–8, 2020 Sonoma Valley Inn, Sonoma, CA November 5­­–8, 2020 Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center Jack London Society Group Room Rate:… Continue reading

OAKLAND HERITAGE ALLIANCE Lecture: “Jack London: Then and Now”, April 18

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Jack London: Then and Now Jack London was a celebrated American novelist, journalist, and passionate social activist. Join us for an in-depth look into the people and places that shaped Oakland’s original blue-collar… Continue reading

New Exhibits at the House of Happy Walls by Susan Nuernberg

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  The House of Happy Walls built by Charmian London that serves as the Jack London State Park museum in Glen Ellen, CA, re-opened with brand-new exhibits on November 10 and 11, 2018,… Continue reading

Charmian Kittredge London and the Secrets of the House of Happy Walls, a Presentation by Iris Dunkle

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Excerpt From The Lives of Jack London, By Michel Viotte, with Noël Mauberret Now Available from Firefly Books

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  Excerpt From The Lives of Jack London Now Available from Firefly Books https://www.amazon.com/Lives-Jack-London-Michel-Viotte/dp/0228101247?keywords=lives+of+jack+london&qid=1540648967&sr=8-3&ref=sr_1_3    Adventures in the Far North 1897 — 1902  (Excerpt pages 40 – 53) By Michel Viotte, with Noël… Continue reading