Kenneth K. Brandt

General education professor


  • B.A., Sewanee: The University of the South
  • M.A., Florida State University
  • Ph.D., Florida State University


Editorship, The Call: The Magazine of the Jack London Society

Awards, recognitions and honors

Two-time recipient of a Savannah College of Art and Design Presidential Fellowship, Mellon Foundation Fellow 2005


The Jack London Society, The American Literature Association, The Ernest Hemingway Society

Publications and Presentations

Approaches to Teaching the Works of Jack London. Eds. Kenneth K. Brandt and Jeanne Campbell Reesman. New York: Modern Language Association, 2015.
• “Preface to Special Section on Jack London,” lead piece in American Literary Realism, 1870–1910, for special issue on Jack London and Into the Wild, Spring 2011.
• “Getting Grundy With Jack London's Over-reporting in The Road.” American Literary Naturalism Newsletter.
• “London's Fiction Technique and His Use of Schopenhauer as the ‘Motif Under the Motif’ in The Law of Life,” Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction.
• “Saying What He Means: Linguistic Proportion in the Poetry of Charles Bukowski.” Notes on Contemporary Literature.
• “Repudiating the ‘Gladiatorial Theory of Existence’: Tom King's Ethical Development in Jack London's A Piece of Steak,” Aethlon: Journal of Sports Literature.
• “Using Visual Interpretive Analysis in Teaching Joyce Carol Oates's Naked.” Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction.
• “Robinson Jeffers's People and a Heron.” The Explicator.