Blog Upton Sinclair "My cause is the cause of a man who has never yet been defeated, and whose whole being is one all-devouring, God-given holy purpose. He gained public notoriety in with his novel The Jungle, which exposed the deplorable conditions of the U.
This investigation had inspired Sinclair to write the novel, but his efforts to publish the series as a book met with resistance. An employee at Macmillan wrote, I advise without hesitation and unreservedly against the publication of this book which is gloom and horror unrelieved.
One feels that what is at the bottom of his fierceness is not nearly so much desire to help the poor as hatred of the rich. The foreword and introduction say that the commercial editions were censored to make their political message acceptable to capitalist publishers.
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".
The last section, concerning a socialist rally Rudkus attended, was later disavowed by Sinclair. The poor working conditions, and exploitation of children and women along with men, were taken to expose the corruption in meat packing factories.
The British politician Winston Churchill praised the book in a review. He is hysterical, unbalanced, and untruthful.
Three-fourths of the things he said were absolute falsehoods. For some of the remainder there was only a basis of truth. The president wrote "radical action must be taken to do away with the efforts of arrogant and selfish greed on the part of the capitalist.
Neill and social worker James Bronson Reynolds to go to Chicago to investigate some meat packing facilities. Learning about the visit, owners had their workers thoroughly clean the factories prior to the inspection, but Neill and Reynolds were still revolted by the conditions.
Their oral report to Roosevelt supported much of what Sinclair portrayed in the novel, excepting the claim of workers falling into rendering vats.
His administration submitted it directly to Congress on June 4, Sinclair rejected the legislation, which he considered an unjustified boon to large meat packers.Here are all the books we have available, arranged by title.
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The Jungle is a novel by Upton Sinclair that was first published in In a letter to Congress, he declared, "A law is needed which will enable the inspectors of the [Federal] Government to inspect and supervise from the hoof to the can the preparation of the meat food product." The Jungle by Upton Sinclair.
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