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Upton Sinclair and the other American century

Kevin Mattson

Upton Sinclair and the other American century

by Kevin Mattson

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English


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StatementKevin Mattson.
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 294 p. :
Number of Pages294
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Open LibraryOL22729013M
ISBN 100471725110

Upton Beall Sinclair (Septem – Novem ) was a writer of many works from the United most famous book, The Jungle from , was about the American meat-packing industry.. Upton Sinclair had socialist political opinions. Most of Sinclair's books, including The Jungle, dealt with social also wrote a book called Mental Radio where he claimed to have Born: Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr., Septem , . In , he published The Autobiography of Upton Sinclair and several biographies have been released including Upton Sinclair: American Rebel by Leon Harris, Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century by Kevin Mattson, and This is Upton Sinclair by James Lambert Harte. Elsewhere, No Country for Old Men picked up the best film award. The. American Description. Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (Septem – Novem ) was an American writer who wrote nearly books and other works in several genres. Sinclair's work was well known and popular in the first half of the 20th century, and . A suggested list of literary criticism on Upton Sinclair's The Jungle. The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on The Jungle. Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century. Hoboken, NJ: Wily, Sinclair, Upton.

Upton Sinclair’s losses and triumphs. and one political and anecdotal, “Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century,” by Kevin Mattson (John Wiley & Sons; $)—leaves one.   Upton Sinclair may have been the most influential American radical during the first half of the 20th century. Today, we should not only celebrate his birthday (Septem ), but also celebrate his remarkable impact on American culture and politics. Sinclair redux: The Jungle is , and a slew of scholars find the old radical as relevant as ever.(Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair)(Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century)(Book review) Upton Beale Sinclair Jr. Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (Septem – Novem ) was an American author who wrote nearly books and other works across a number of genres. Sinclair's work was well-known and popular in the first half of the twentieth century, and he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in In , Sinclair acquired particular fame for his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle, which.

lot of information about Upton Sinclair himself and how he changed America. Mattson, Kevin. Upton Sinclair and the other American century. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, Print. "NARA Exhibit: American Originals, Part 2: Meat-packing House Inspections: Letter from Upton Sinclair to President Theodore Roosevelt, Ma " National. Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. ( - ) was an American author who wrote close to one hundred novels in a variety of genres, including "muckraking" works (digging up and publishing scandalous information about famous people), most notably The Jungle () which exposed grave labor and sanitary violations in Chicago's meat packing industry. A few months after it was published, Congress passed. Other Articles on Upton Sinclair; Sinclair redux: The Jungle is , and a slew of scholars find the old radical as relevant as ever.(Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair)(Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century)(Book review) Upton Beale Sinclair Jr; Sinclair, Upton 'U.S.!': Resurrecting Upton Sinclair; Resurrecting Upton Sinclair; Upton Sinclair.   Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (Septem – Novem ), was an American author and one-time candidate for governor of California 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 ().Children: Kathleen Willis, David Sinclair, Mary Elizabeth Talmadge.


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Mattson, Kevin. Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century. That other American century is epitomized by Upton Sinclair and most prominently depicted in his book The Jungle, an achievement that led many to call him the greatest writer of the century. In Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century, political historian Kevin Mattson presents a wry, insightful portrait of this progressive icon and his Author: Kevin Mattson.

The big city, the steam machine, the speed of railroads-these were things associated with the American North, while Sinclair was born and bred Author: Kevin Mattson. Praise for UPTON SINCLAIR and the other American Century ""I look forward to all of Kevin Mattson's works of history and I've notbeen disappointed yet.

Upton Sinclair is a thoughtful, well-researched, and extremely eloquently told excavation of the history of theAmerican left and, indeed, the American nation, as well as a testamentto the power /5(8). would do next in life-this was the world of young Upton Sinclair.

The change might have been easier for the Sinclairs if the family had not been so bound to the southern tradition of honor and. Upton Sinclair, in full Upton Beall Sinclair, (born SeptemBaltimore, Maryland, U.S.—died NovemBound Brook, New Jersey), prolific American novelist and polemicist for socialism, health, temperance, free speech, and worker rights, among other classic muckraking novel The Jungle () is a landmark among naturalistic proletarian work, one praised by.

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meat packing industry and caused a public uproar which ultimately led. Upton Sinclair was an American writer whose involvement with socialism led to a writing assignment about the plight of workers in the meatpacking industry, eventually resulting in the best-selling Born: Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a novel portraying the corruption of the American meat industry in the early part of the twentieth century.

The dismal living and working conditions and sense of hopelessness prevalent among the impoverished workers is compared to the corruption of the rich. Table of contents for Upton Sinclair and the other American century / Kevin Mattson. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION Bill of Rights in Action FALL (Vol No. 1) Reform Communism, Capitalism, and Democracy in China, Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle to expose the appalling working conditions in the meat-packing industry.

His description of diseased, rotten, and contaminated meat shocked the public and led to new federal food safety laws. Upton Sinclair and the Other American Century provides more of a listing of events and summaries of books than a consistent viewpoint on them.

Indeed, the last chapter suggests a shift into a new framework, “a story of increasing political maturity, moving from idealism toward realism.”. UPTON SINCLAIR AND THE. OTHER AMERICAN CENTURY.

By Kevin Mattson. Illustrated. pp. John Wiley & Sons. $Upton Sinclair (Upton Beall Sinclair), –, American novelist and socialist activist, b. Baltimore, grad. College of the City of New York, He was one of the muckrakers, and a dedication to social and industrial reform underlies most of his writing.Great deals on Books in English Upton Ebook.

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