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The Jungle Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDF/EPUBFor nearly a century, the original version of Upton Sinclair s classic novel has remained almost entirely unknown When it was published in serial form in , it was a full third longer than the censored, commercial edition published in book form the following year That expurgated commercial edition edited out much of the ethnic flavor of the original, as well as some of the goriest descriptions of the meat packing industry and much of Sinclair s most pointed social and political commentary The text of this new edition is as it appeared in the original uncensored edition ofIt contains the fullchapters as originally published, rather than theof the expurgated edition A new foreword describes the discovery in the s of the original edition and its subsequent suppression, and a new introduction places the novel in historical context by explaining the pattern of censorship in the shorter commercial edition.

  • Paperback
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  • The Jungle
  • Upton Sinclair
  • English
  • 05 January 2019
  • 1884365302

About the Author: Upton Sinclair

Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDF/EPUBUpton Beall Sinclair, Jr was an American author who wrote close to one hundred books in many genres He achieved popularity in the first half of the twentieth century, acquiring particular fame for his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle To gather information for the novel, Sinclair spent seven weeks undercover working in the meat packing plants of Chicago These direct experiences exposed the horrific conditions in the US meat packing industry, causing a public uproar that contributed in part to the passage a few months later of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act The Jungle has remained continuously in print since its initial publication In , he published The Brass Check, a muckraking expos of American journalism that publicized the issue of yellow journalism and the limitations of the free press in the United States Four years after the initial publication of The Brass Check, the first code of ethics for journalists was created Time magazine called him a man with every gift except humor and silence In , he won the Pulitzer Prize for FictionSinclair also ran unsuccessfully for Congress as a Socialist, and was the Democratic Party nominee for Governor of California in , though his highly progressive campaign was defeated.



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  1. Robert Isenberg Robert Isenberg says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBNaturally, my high school English teacher felt it necessary to assign The Jungle to read over Thanksgiving break As my Dad carved the turkey, the conversation went something like this MOM Could you

  2. Heidi Heidi says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBWhenever I ve asked someone if they have read The Jungle, and if they have not read it, they always respond, isn t that about the meat packing industry I think that response is exactly what the author was trying to point out is wrong with his society at the time It is true that the main character of the book at one point goes to work in a meat packing plant, and its disgusting, and when the book was published apparently the FDA was created as a result, or something The problem is, though, Whenever I ve asked someone if they have read The Jungle, and if they have not read it, they always respond, isn t that about the meat packing industry I think that response is exactly what the author was trying to point out is wrong with his society at the time It is true that the main character of the book at one point goes to work in a meat packing plant, and its disgusting, and when the book was published apparently the FDA was created as a result, or

  3. Jason Koivu Jason Koivu says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBReading The Jungle will have you wringing your fists Upton Sinclair style Right up until I read it, The Jungle was one of those books I d always heard of, but not heard about I knew it was important, apparently, because everyone said so, but no one said why I guess I should have asked From what I gathered, it had something to do with the meat industry and its nefarious doings in the early 20th century, which led me to expect a dry, straight forward, tell all non fiction revealing corruptio Reading The Jungle will have you wringing your fists Upton Sinclair style Right up until I read it, The Jungle was one of those books I d always heard of, but not heard about I knew it was important, apparently, because everyone said so, but no one said why I gues

  4. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBThe jungle, Upton SinclairThe Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair 1878 1968 Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance sociali

  5. Roy Lotz Roy Lotz says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUB Every day in New York they slaughterfour million ducksfive million pigsand two thousand doves for the pleasure of the dying,a million cowsa million lambsand two million roosters,that leave the sky in splinters. Federico Garc a LorcaI expected to dislike this book, because it is a book aimed at provoking outrage Outrage is a species of anger, and, like all species of anger, it can feel oddly pleasurable True, anger always contains dissatisfaction of some kind but anger can also be an en

  6. Rachel Rachel says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBwritten 6 03 Wow Now I can see why this book had such a big impression on those who read it in the early twentieth century Really heart wrenching and gut wrenching stuff There s the famous quote that Sinclair said he aimed for the public s heart and hit it in the stomach instead I guess

  7. Danger Danger says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBIt s been a while since I read it, but I believe this book features a precocious young boy named Mowgli Rudkus who was raised by wolves After singing a bunch of songs with bears and orangutans in the jungles of India, Mowgli immigrates to turn of the century Chicago where he lives in abject poverty until he falls into an industrial meat grinder and becomes a hamburger He is later served to Theodore Roosevelt for Thanksgiving dinner, 1906 This book also has the distinction of changing America It s been a while since I read it, but I believe this book features a precocious young boy named Mowgli Rudkus who was raised by wolves After singing a bunch of songs with bea

  8. Jilly Jilly says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBHey, do you want to see some poor schlub get totally wrecked by the man , be grossed out by the meat industry, and learn about socialism Then, this is the book for you I had to read it for school and hated every minute of it I was literally nauseous at times, and depressed the rest.Yes, it s a classic, but unless you are required to read it, like I was, don t go here There is nothing but horror and sadness.One pic to explain the book Hey, do you want to see some poor schlub get totally wrecked by the man , be grossed out by the meat industry, and learn about socialism Then, this

  9. Darwin8u Darwin8u says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBThey use everything about the hog except the squealUpton Sinclair, The JungleOne of the great social protest novels of the 20th Century The Jungle is at once an indictment on the treatment of immigrants, poverty, American wage slavery, and the working conditions at Chicago s stockyards and meatpacking plants and simultaneously an expos on t

  10. Kater Cheek Kater Cheek says:

    Paperback é The Jungle MOBI ✓ jungle book, The JungleThe Jungle PDFEPUBI have a tendency to be easily swayed by arguments, so I asked a well read friend for an antidote to Ayn Rand s ATLAS SHRUGGED She suggested this book

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