The Asian Writings of Jack London: Essays, Letters, Newspaper Dispatches, and Short Fiction by Jack London

The Asian Writings of Jack London: Essays, Letters, Newspaper Dispatches, and Short Fiction by Jack London

By: Daniel Alfred Metraux (author)Hardback

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Foreword by Wilton S. Dillon, PhD; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I: Analysis of London's Writing on Asia; 1. Background to London's Career and Focus on Asia; 2. Jack London's Forgotten Role as an Influential Observer of Early Modern Asia; 3. Jack London's First Encounter with Japan: The Voyage of the Sophie Sutherland and his First Asian Writing; 4. Jack London Reporting From Korea and Manchuria; 5. Jack London and the Yellow Peril; 6. Jack London's Plea for Pan-Pacific Understanding: "The Language of the Tribe"; Epilogue: Jack London's Mixed Message; Part Two: Jack London's Writing on Asia; The Bonin Islands: An Incident of the Sealing Fleet; Short Fiction; Sakaicho, Hona Asi and Hakadaki; A Night's Swim in Yedo Bay; O Haru; The Unparalleled Invasion; The Chinago; Letters and Newspaper Dispatches from Japan, Korea and; Manchuria during the Russo-Japanese War (1904); Three essays on the Future of Asia; The Yellow Peril; If Japan Awakens China; The Language of the Tribe; Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773438125
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780773438125
  • ISBN10: 0773438122

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