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New York: Macmillan, 1907. Revolution and Other Essays. New York: Macmillan, 1910. The Cruise of the Snark. New York: Macmillan, 1911. John Barleycorn. New York: Century, 1913. Letters from Jack London, edited by King Hendricks and Irving Shepard. New York: Odyssey Press, 1965. JUVENILES The Cruise of the Dazzler. New York: Century, 1902. Tales of the Fish Patrol. New York: Macmillan, 1905. Jerry of the Islands. New York: Macmillan, 1917. Michael, Brother of Jerry. New York: Macmillan, 1917. RECENT SELECTED EDITION The Bodley Head Jack London, edited by Arthur Calder-Marshall.
The anemic Mabel Applegarth is transformed into a Ruth Morse who is beautiful and proud and harries Martin Eden because he is not respectably employed. Jack broke with Mabel because she could not get free from her dominant mother. Money was not the problem. Ruth breaks her engagement when Martin is reported in the press as having made a flaming socialist speech (falsely, for it was a Nietzschean attack on socialism). Bessie Maddern does not appear in the book. And Ruth evolves somewhat. Late in the story she offers to become Martin's mistress so that she can convince him of her sincerity and persuade him to marry her.
Pp. 98-160. Payne, Edward B. The Soul of Jack London. London: Rider, 1926. Schorer, Mark. Sinclair Lewis: An American Life. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961. Pp. 164-66 and passim. Stone, Irving. Sailor on Horseback. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1938. Reissued as Jack London, Sailor on Horseback: A Biographical Novel. New York: Doubleday, 1947. Walcutt, Charles Child. American Literary Naturalism, a Divided Stream. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1956. Pp. 87-113. Williams, Blanche C. Our Short Story Writers.