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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Jurgis had expected to support his wife and other relatives, but eventually all—the women, children, and his sick father—seek work to survive. Els agricultors acomiaden els seus treballadors desapareix quan s’acaba la collita.

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Wikisource has original text related to this article: Book Review Digest Plus H. Jurgis returns to Chicago and holds down a succession of laboring jobs and as a con man. Upton SinclairNew York: By using this site, you agree to the Uoton of Use lla Privacy Policy.

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.

His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance socialism in the United States. L’escriptor Jack London el va anomenar, La cabana de l’oncle Tom de l’esclavitud assalariada. President Theodore Roosevelt had described Sinclair as a “crackpot” because of the writer’s socialist positions.


The book depicts working-class poverty, the lack of social supports, harsh and unpleasant living and working conditions, and a hopelessness among many workers. Retrieved from ” https: The Jungle is a novel written in by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair — They fall deeply into debt and are prey to con men.

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Retrieved January 12, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. The main character in the book is Jurgis Rudkus, a Lithuanian immigrant trying to make ends meet in Chicago.

These elements are contrasted with hpton deeply rooted corruption of people in power. He and his young wife struggle to survive. For other uses, see Jungle disambiguation. Retrieved May 8, He is hysterical, unbalanced, and untruthful.

The book ends with another socialist rally, which follows some political victories. Sinclair published the book in serial form between February 25, and November 4, in Appeal to Reasonthe socialist newspaper that had supported Sinclair’s undercover investigation the previous year.

Their oral report to Roosevelt supported much of what Sinclair portrayed in the novel, excepting the claim of workers falling into rendering vats.

One night, he wanders into a lecture being given by a socialist orator, where he finds community and purpose. Un empleat de Macmillan va escriure:. After being released from jail, Jurgis finds that his family has been evicted from their house. Estats Units28 de febrer de Va encarregar al Commissionat sinclaair Treball Charles P.


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He finds out that Marija, Ona’s cousin, had become a prostitute to support the family and is now addicted to 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 kungla.

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.

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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 foreword and introduction say that the commercial editions were censored to make their political winclair acceptable to capitalist publishers. Ha estat en premsa des de llavors.