If there is such a thing as a macho writer writing, assumedly, for men, Jack London fits the bill. However, women are said to be the most flexible and accommodating of readers. This course will pursue those assertions, wondering just how ideal and hostile readers regard Jack London and his numerous “testosterone” tales. Has the Jack London’s
eponymic hero outlived his time? Or is he needed more than ever especially in the individuation process of young men and women? Controversy guaranteed as we read a selection of London’s fiction.