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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He drifts without direction. Three-fourths of the things he said were absolute falsehoods. His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance socialism in the United States.

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Random House,pp. Soon after, his first child drowns in a muddy street. 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. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Jurgis had thought the US would offer more freedom, but he finds working conditions harsh.

Pren una feina a l’escorxador de Brown. 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. 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 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.

Ella mor en el part dessagnada, amb divuit anys.

For some of the remainder there was only a basis of truth. By using this site, you agree to the Sinclalr of Use and Privacy Policy.

La jungla / The Jungle

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 book ends with another socialist rally, which follows some political victories.

These elements are contrasted with the deeply rooted corruption of people in power. The family is eventually evicted after their money is taken. Un empleat de Macmillan va escriure:. Jurgis then resumes his support of his wife’s family.

Dona tombs sense nord. The book begins with his wife Ona and his wedding feast. Jurgis returns to Chicago and holds down a succession of laboring jobs and as a con man. Upton Sinclair”Social History. He is hysterical, unbalanced, and untruthful. For some of the remainder there was only a basis of truth. Then an injury results in Jurgis being fired from the meatpacking plant; he later takes a job at Durham’s fertilizer plant.


Harvard University Press, p. Sinclair’s account of workers falling into rendering tanks and being junngla along with animal parts into “Durham’s Pure Leaf Lard” gripped the public.

I advise without hesitation and unreservedly against the publication of this book which is gloom and upon unrelieved.

Does it work, and how? Book Review Digest Plus H. After a fellow socialist employs him, Jurgis locates his wife’s family.

Their oral report to Roosevelt supported much of what Sinclair portrayed in the novel, excepting the claim of workers falling into rendering vats. She dies in childbirth at age 18 from blood loss; the infant also dies. Jurgis had lacked the money for a doctor. They fall deeply into debt and are prey to con men.

The Jungle upto a novel written in by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair — Jonas—the other remaining adult male aside from Jurgis—disappears and is never heard from again. For other uses, see Jungle disambiguation. A Reply to Mr.