The Scarlet Plague Other Works Set of 3 Bestseller Books by Jack London The Scarlet Plague The Valley of the Moon When the World Was Young

The Scarlet Plague   Other Works  Set of 3 Bestseller Books by Jack London  The Scarlet Plague  The Valley of the Moon  When the World Was Young

When he listened he heard naught but the moaning wind and the drip-drip of the fog from the branches. Never abating his caution, he stood erect and went on to the stone wall, over which he climbed and dropped down to the road outside.

Author: Jack London

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

ISBN: 9782022032412

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The Scarlet Plague

The Scarlet Plague

Old as the road was, it was manifest that it had been of the mono-rail type. - An old man and a boy travelled along this runway. ... His beard, which should have been snow-white but which showed the same I2 THE SCARLET PLAGUE.

Author: Jack London

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 9780486802817

Category: Fiction

Page: 196

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One of the first works of post-apocalyptic fiction, this novella by the great American storyteller unfolds in a primitive world in which art, science, and learning are legends, recalled only by elderly survivors.
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The Plague Pestilence Apocalypse MEGAPACK

The Plague  Pestilence   Apocalypse MEGAPACK

SCARLET. PLAGUE,. by. Jack. London. Originally published in London Magazine in 1912. I The way led along upon what had once been the embankment of a railroad . But no train had run upon it for many years . The forest on either side ...

Author: Robert Reed

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 9781479402526

Category: Fiction

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Everyone loves a good disaster story. Fire, famine, disease, war...the world as we know it might end in a million different ways. The Plague, Pestilence, and Apocalypse MEGAPACKTM explores some of the holocausts that might befall mankind, with a special emphasis on plagues (a personal favorite theme of the publisher). If this volume proves popular, we'll do additional volumes focusing on other apocalyptic events... Ice ages? Atomic war? The death of the sun? The possibilities are endless. Included in this volume: PALLBEARER, by Robert Reed PANDEMIC, by J. F. Bone WINGS OF THE BLACK DEATH, by Norvell Page THE MAN WHO LIVED, by Raymond F. O'Kelley THE UNPARALLELED INVASION, by Jack London THE 4TH PLAGUE, by Edgar Wallace THE GERM GROWERS, by Robert Potter THE ANIMALS SICK OF THE PLAGUE, by Jean de La Fontaine THOTH, by Joseph Shield Nicholson THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, by Edgar Allan Poe THE GREAT GRAY PLAGUE, by Raymond F. Jones THE SCARLET PLAGUE, by Jack London THE PLAGUE IN BERGAMO, by Jens Peter Jacobsen THE PLAGUE, by Teddy Keller THE LAST MAN, by Mary Shelley A LEGEND, by Lafcadio Hearn THE DUST OF DEATH, by Fred M. White THE COFFIN CURE, by Alan E. Nourse If you enjoy this ebook, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see more of the 180+ volumes in this series, covering adventure, historical fiction, mysteries, westerns, ghost stories, science fiction -- and much, much more!
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The Oxford Handbook of Jack London

The Oxford Handbook of Jack London

But just as we think we have circumscribed the totality of London's oeuvre, we see what has been left out: major works such as The People of the Abyss, The Road, The Iron Heel, Before Adam, The Scarlet Plague ...

Author: Jay Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199315178

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 673

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"With his novels, journalism, short stories, political activism, and travel writing, Jack London established himself as one of the most prolific and diverse authors of the twentieth century. Covering London's biography, cultural context, and the various genres in which he wrote, The Oxford Handbook of Jack London is the definitive reference work on the author" --
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Imagining the End The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture

Imagining the End  The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture

... 113 The Postman (Brin), 112 The Quiet Earth (Harrison), 112 Red Alert (George), 108 The Road (McCarthy), 115 The Scarlet Plague (London), 107 The Shape of Things to Come (Wells), 107 The Stand (King), 111–112 Station Eleven (Mandel) ...

Author: Jim Holte

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440861024

Category: Religion

Page: 308

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Imagining the End provides students and general readers with contextualized examples of how the apocalypse has been imagined across all mediums of American popular culture. Detailed entries analyze the development, influence, and enjoyment of end-times narratives. Provides readers with comprehensive and contextual essays on major apocalyptic themes and subjects Examines the source of most Western apocalyptic thought, The Book of Revelation and other Biblical apocalypses, in detail Includes descriptions, analysis, and context for apocalyptic films, novels, television programs, and video games Features a reader-friendly A–Z organization, with accessibly written entries
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The Publishers Trade List Annual

The Publishers  Trade List Annual

Lost Face . Martin Eden . Michael , Brother of Jerry . Moon Face ; and Other Stories . Mutiny of the Elsinore , The . People of the Abyss , The . Revolution and Other Essays . · Standard Library . Road , The . Scarlet Plague , The .

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ISBN: SRLF:D0003538113

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The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction

The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction

... Heroes and Villains (1969) George Allan England, Darkness and Dawn (1912–1913) Kate Wilhelm, Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang (1976) Jack London, The Scarlet Plague (1915) Cormac McCarthy, The Road (2006) however belatedly, ...

Author: Mark Bould

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136820410

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 265

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The term ‘science fiction’ has an established common usage, but close examination reveals that writers, fans, editors, scholars, and publishers often use this word in different ways for different reasons. Exploring how science fiction has emerged through competing versions and the struggle to define its limits, this Concise History: provides an accessible and clear overview of the development of the genre traces the separation of sf from a broader fantastic literature and the simultaneous formation of neighbouring genres, such as fantasy and horror shows the relationship between magazine and paperback traditions in sf publishing is organised by theme and presented chronologically uses text boxes throughout to highlight key works in sf traditions including dystopian, apocalyptic and evolutionary fiction includes a short overview and bullet-pointed conclusion for each chapter. Discussing the place of key works and looking forward to the future of the genre, this book is the ideal starting point both for students and all those seeking a better understanding of science fiction.
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Apocalypse in American Literature and Culture

Apocalypse in American Literature and Culture

18 The Scarlet Plague was written in 1910, serialized in London Magazine in 1912, and published in book form by Macmillan in 1915. 19 James Berger, After the End: Representations of Postapocalypse (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota ...

Author: John Hay

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316997420

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The idea of America has always encouraged apocalyptic visions. The 'American Dream' has not only imagined the prospect of material prosperity; it has also imagined the end of the world. 'Final forecasts' constitute one of America's oldest literary genres, extending from the eschatological theology of the New England Puritans to the revolutionary discourse of the early republic, the emancipatory rhetoric of the Civil War, the anxious fantasies of the atomic age, and the doomsday digital media of today. For those studying the history of America, renditions of the apocalypse are simply unavoidable. This book brings together two dozen essays by prominent scholars that explore the meanings of apocalypse across different periods, regions, genres, registers, modes, and traditions of American literature and culture. It locates the logic and rhetoric of apocalypse at the very core of American literary history.
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American Gothic

American Gothic

The story of what happens when civilization ends has always been especially appealing in California, whose collective imagination seems to swerve between visions of utopia and dystopian collapse, and The Scarlet Plague anticipates such ...

Author: Charles L. Crow

Publisher: University of Wales Press

ISBN: 9780708322482

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 235

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This book defines the American Gothic and places it both within the context of the major movements of intellectual history in the last 300 years, and also within the context of the critical issues of American culture. From Poe to Faulkner to Toni Morrison and Cormac McCarthy, many of the best and most critically acclaimed works of American literature have been Gothic. The book will demonstrate how the Gothic provides a forum for discussing key issues of American culture, for exploring forbidden subjects, and for providing a voice for the repressed and silenced.
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The Scarlet Plague

The Scarlet Plague

A despairing Smith can only fear for the future of humanity . . . “Jack London uses a speculative scenario in a world far removed from our own to teach us a lot of things about ourselves and our own lives.” —Book Dirt “A charming ...

Author: Jack London

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504061971

Category: Fiction

Page: 108

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A terrifying post-apocalyptic novel by the renowned nineteenth-century American author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang. Set in 2073, this classic science fiction novel begins sixty years after a devastating epidemic wipes out most of humanity. James Howard Smith, one of the only survivors from the San Francisco area who remembers life before the plague, tries to impart the value of his wisdom to his grandsons as his time on Earth grows ever shorter. Knowing only the savage world in which they have been raised, the feral boys cannot comprehend the scientific and technological wonders of a time before the Red Death and they mock their grandfather’s indecipherable babble. A despairing Smith can only fear for the future of humanity . . . “Jack London uses a speculative scenario in a world far removed from our own to teach us a lot of things about ourselves and our own lives.” —Book Dirt “A charming pleasure . . . I was left with a feeling of wanting more. . . . As a matter of fact, I enjoyed this one so much that I hope to soon read London’s first novel in the field of the fantastic, the pre-history outing Before Adam.” —Fantasy Literature
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