THE SOMNAMBULISTS. (essay in The Independent magazine, December 20, 1906. Jack London.

THE SOMNAMBULISTS. (essay in The Independent magazine, December 20, 1906

New York: The Independent, 1906. First printing. Original printed wrappers. Minor wear to spine, near fine. Item #21994

London's somnabulists are the complacent politicians, statesmen, intellectuals, captains of industry, etc., who dismiss the plight of the "lower classes" - sleepwalking through their unquestioned acceptance of an exploitive economic system. His essay is a scathing indictment of the status quo in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century. Collected in "Revolution and Other Essays" (Macmillan, 1910). Woodbridge #900.

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