[PDF / Epub] ☃ The Jungle ✑ Upton Sinclair – E17streets4all.co.uk For 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 For 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.
Upton 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 , The Jungle PDF ò Paperback he won the Pulitzer Prize for FictionSinclair also ran If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader 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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