Originally published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is Jack London's most famous work, read in English or in translation around the world. This 100th anniversary edition, edited by Earl J. Wilcox and Elizabeth H. Wilcox, helps explain London's broad popularity as well as the resurgence of critical interest in the writer. The volume includes reviews and essays that show how the critical reception of London has changed over time, and a wealth of new contextual works illuminates how London drew on a variety of materials to shape his novel. This volume also includes other works of fiction by London that predate The Call of the Wild, letters he wrote about his intentions in composing the novel, and critical essays past and present. Book jacket.London, Jack is the author of 'Call of the Wild', published 2003 under ISBN 9780618300099 and ISBN 0618300090.