The Jungle ((anglès): La jungla) és una novel·la de escrita pel nord- americà periodista i escriptor Upton Sinclair (). Sinclair va escriure la. Title, La Jungla Biblioteca Grandes éxitos. Author, Upton Sinclair. Translated by, Antonio Samons. Publisher, Orbis, ISBN, , Get this from a library! La jungla. [Upton Sinclair; Antonio Samons].

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Harvard University Press, —54Vol. Jurgis’ father dies as a direct result of the unsafe work conditions in the meatpacking plant. The foreword and introduction say that the commercial editions were censored to make their political message acceptable to capitalist publishers.

He is hysterical, unbalanced, and untruthful. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Jungle

Jurgis had lacked the money for a doctor. Works by Upton Sinclair. The book depicts working-class poverty, the lack of social supports, harsh and unpleasant living and working conditions, and a hopelessness among many workers. Random House,pp. They fall deeply into debt and are prey to con men.

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Juungla copyright in some countries expired after years, so there is now as of March 11, a free or “public domain” copy of the book available on the web site of Project Gutenberg.

Jurgis leaves the city and takes up drinking. Pren una feina a l’escorxador de Brown. The poor working conditions, and exploitation of children and women along with men, were taken to expose the corruption in meat packing factories.


The Jungle is a novel written in by the American journalist and novelist Sinclaiir Sinclair — President Theodore Roosevelt had described Sinclair as a “crackpot” because of the writer’s socialist positions. One of the children, Kristoforas, dies from food poisoning.

History of the American Left. Juntla employee at Macmillan wrote. Sinclair admitted his celebrity arose “not because the public cared anything about the workers, but simply because the public did not want to eat tubercular beef”.

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In revenge, Jurgis attacks Connor, resulting in his arrest and imprisonment. A Reply to Mr. Sinclajr administration submitted it directly to Congress on June 4, Roosevelt did not release the Neill—Reynolds Report for publication. Editor, Upton Sinclair’s The Junglepp. Roosevelt no va publicar l’informe Neill-Reynolds.

Congress, House, Committee on Agriculture,pp. The main character in the book is Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant trying to make ends meet in Chicago. In other projects Wikiquote. He and his family live near the stockyards and meatpacking district where many immigrants, who do not know much English, work.

He finds out that Marija, Ona’s cousin, had become a prostitute to support the family and is now addicted jkngla morphine ; Stanislovas, the oldest of the children at the beginning of the novel, had died after getting locked in at work and being eaten alive by rats.

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The family’s breakdown progresses as Jurgis discovers an arrangement in which Ona has traded regular sexual favors to Jurgis’ boss in exchange for being allowed to keep her job. Wikiquote has quotations related to: A film version of the novel was made inbut it has since been lost. He is hysterical, unbalanced, and untruthful.


Soon after, his first child drowns in a muddy street.

Sinclair famously said of the public reaction, “I aimed at the public’s heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach. This investigation had inspired Sinclair to write the novel, but his efforts to publish the series as a book met with resistance.

Sinclair’s account of workers falling into rendering tanks and being ground along with animal parts into “Durham’s Pure Leaf Lard” gripped the public. Hoping to buy a house, they exhaust their savings on the down payment for a substandard slum house, which they cannot afford. His brief sojourn as a hobo in the rural United States shows him that no real escape is available—farmers turn their workers away when the harvest is finished. But his description of the meatpacking contamination captured readers’ attention.

Estats Units28 de febrer de Ell i la seva jove esposa lluiten per sobreviure. These elements are contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption of people in power.