By Jack London
The name Of The Wild is the tale of greenback, a puppy stolen from his domestic and thrust into the cruel lifetime of the Arctic north to undergo trouble, sour chilly, and the savage lawlessness of guy and beast.
White Fang is the journey of an animal—part puppy, half wolf—turned vicious by means of merciless abuse, then remodeled through the persistence and affection of 1 man.
Jack London's marvelous skill as a storyteller and his uncanny knowing of animal and human natures supply those stories a amazing energy and persistent, and feature earned him a name as a uncommon American writer.
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The name Of The Wild is the tale of greenback, a puppy stolen from his domestic and thrust into the cruel lifetime of the Arctic north to undergo hassle, sour chilly, and the savage lawlessness of guy and beast.
White Fang is the journey of an animal—part puppy, half wolf—turned vicious via merciless abuse, then remodeled by way of the endurance and affection of 1 man.
Jack London's extraordinary skill as a storyteller and his uncanny realizing of animal and human natures provide those stories a impressive energy and continual, and feature earned him a name as a exceptional American writer.
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Their jointly published work, On the Penitentiary System in the United States and Its Application in France, offers a comparative study of the two novel theories of penitentiary discipline that were widely and intensely debated in the 1830s and ‘40s: New York’s congregate model, organized around silent group labor, and Pennsylvania’s infamous system of total solitary confinement. 79 Other observers, however, saw in these innovations little more than refinements in ancient cruelty. 82 As the rioting and massacre at the Astor Place Opera House indicate, theater was no idle pursuit in antebellum America.
Mass spectacle in the antebellum era took many forms—theatrical, reformist, commemorative, political. ”51 But regardless of how novel these spectacular relations and mass politics appeared, they were never separable from the more archaic uses to which spectacular political power had traditionally been put. 52 Put another way, the middle decades of the nineteenth century might be said to mark that moment when the remnants of Foucault’s epoch of public violence crossed paths with the earliest traces of Guy Debord’s “society of the spectacle,” and what emerges from this crossing is a surprising glimpse of the correlation between two seemingly distinct forms of spectacular power.
From Miles Coverdale’s fears of lost autonomy in an intimate community, to Hollingsworth’s scheme to transform Blithedale into a prison of sympathetic influence, to the multiple introductionâ•‡ /â•‡ 33 public exhibitions of mesmerism and magnetism by the Veiled Lady, The Blithedale Romance repeatedly stages the dilemmas inherent in a community that is alternately defined as a theatrical illusion and a reformed penitentiary. Hawthorne’s Blithedale has traditionally been read as an indictment of a community that is both impotent and stifling, and critics have extrapolated from this claims of Hawthorne’s scathing views of a mass-market public culture composed of passive, politically inert subjects.
The Call of the Wild and White Fang by Jack London