Jack London: Martin Eden – by Franklin Walker

2019-12-05T19:51:56+00:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

Fifty books remain—the product of Jack London's fevered spirit and tremendous energy. Of them, none is better than Martin Eden. Like all his books, it is uneven in structure, sometimes clumsy in expression, at times mawkish in tone. Yet it possesses great lasting power, having more vitality today than it did the day it issued from the press.

Martin Eden: Jack London’s ”Splendid Dream”

2019-12-05T19:36:28+00:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

by Sam S. Baskett Vividly embodying as it does the tangled strands of Jack London’s personal, cultural, intellectual and artistic experience, Martin Eden remains a readable, affecting work sufficiently complex to invite continued critical attention. The results of this attention, however, have been inconclusive. Some critics, pointing to the novel’s [...]