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The study quickly develops into a kind of Jamesian saga of a colorful and rowdy upstart from the American West encountering the sober and conservative English publishing world. In his publishing negotiations, London emerges as feisty, mercurial, demanding, distrustful, and, at times, something of an impish fibber. Of course, London was well aware that the publishing world was amply stocked with its own share of plush-footed fabulists.
Sometimes this is true; however, as London believed, because publisher capital and author labor both desire maximum profit, it would be dunderheaded to think the association immune from conflict and duplicity. If the author is not vigilant—and fails to push, pry, and promote—publishers will eventually attempt [End Page 89] to exploit or sideline the writer in pursuit of their own capital interests.
Robinson, caught in his own naturalistic kink, missed the plum chance to publish The Call of the Wild because he was laid up with diphtheria that rendered him too feeble to reply to the offer for English rights. Similar personal sketching fleshes out other publishing personnel, including Algernon Methuen, William Heinemann, and Hughes Massie.
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McAleer dutifully foregrounds the commercial facets of the publishing business, but breathing a bit of humanity into players other than London enhances and illuminates his account. But more often than not, he dodged these constant editorial pleas and opted to write books with sharper sociopolitical Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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Rather late, but not too late. Seeds were being sown for another world war — and presumably Jack London would have ridden, once again, to the defense of the Allies. Headline image credit: Snow-bow by James Brooks.
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We will only use your personal information to register you for OUPblog articles. Or subscribe to articles in the subject area by email or RSS. Very much looking forward to this publication. Looks to be a great read about a fascinating man and superb author. The Jack London book sounds intriguing. How can I order a copy of his latest London work? What a great story!
Call of the Atlantic: Jack London's Publishing Odyssey Overseas, 1902–1916
Jack London was and still is one of the most popular American writers outside the U. I look forward eagerly to reading this book. London as an American casts an interesting light. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.