Jack London Other Literary Forms

Other Literary Forms

(Literary Essentials: Short Fiction Masterpieces)

Jack London’s more than fifty published books include plays, children’s fiction, novels, sociological studies, essays, and short stories. Although generally known as a writer of short fiction, London is remembered also for two novels, The Call of the Wild (1903) and The Sea-Wolf (1904), both of which have been made into motion pictures several times. London is also credited with pioneering work in the development of tramp fiction (The Road, 1907) and science fiction (The Star Rover, 1915).