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Priscilla Harden Sinclair was a strict Episcopalian who disliked alcohol, tea, and coffee. When his father was out for the night, he would sleep alone in the bed with his mother. Sinclair had wealthy maternal grandparents with whom he often stayed. This gave him insight into how both the rich and the poor lived during the late 19th century. Living in two social settings affected him and greatly influenced his books. Upton Beall Sinclair, Sr.
He developed a love for reading when he was five years old. He read every book his mother owned for a deeper understanding of the world. He did not start school until he was 10 years old. He was deficient in math and worked hard to catch up quickly because of his embarrassment. Upton entered the City College of New York five days before his 14th birthday,  on September 15, He paid the one-time enrollment fee to be able to learn a variety of things.
He would sign up for a class and then later drop it. He also sold ideas to cartoonists. His only complaint about his educational experience was that it failed to educate him about socialism. Moir specialized in sexual abstinence and taught his beliefs to Sinclair. He was taught to "avoid the subject of sex. Despite their close relationship, Sinclair identified as agnostic. When it was published two years later, it became a bestseller.
In the spring of , Sinclair issued a call for the formation of a new organization, a group to be called the Intercollegiate Socialist Society. During his years with his second wife, Mary Craig, Sinclair wrote or produced several films. By the s, however, he had returned to the party. Wanting to pursue politics, he twice ran unsuccessfully for United States Congress on the Socialist ticket: in for the House of Representatives and in for the Senate.
He was the party candidate for governor of California in , winning nearly 50, votes. During this period, Sinclair was also active in radical politics in Los Angeles.
For instance, in , to support the challenged free speech rights of Industrial Workers of the World , Sinclair spoke at a rally during the San Pedro Maritime Strike , in a neighborhood now known as Liberty Hill. Conservatives considered his proposal an attempted communist takeover of their state and quickly opposed him, using propaganda to portray Sinclair as a staunch communist.
Sinclair had been a member of the Socialist Party from to , when he became a Democrat, though always considering himself a Socialist in spirit. The expulsions destroyed the Socialist party in California.
Science-fiction author Robert A. I certainly proved it in the case of EPIC. I think we simply have to recognize the fact that our enemies have succeeded in spreading the Big Lie. There is no use attacking it by a front attack, it is much better to out-flank them. He had a small cabin rented for three months and then he moved to a farmhouse. She was three years younger than him and had aspirations of being more than a housewife.
Sinclair gave her direction as to what to read and learn. Each had warned the other about themselves and would later bring that up in arguments. They married on October 18, Fuller became pregnant shortly after they married and attempted to abort it multiple times.
He met her when she attended one of his lectures about The Jungle. They were married until her death in Sinclair married again, to Mary Elizabeth Willis — It was never published. He was against it. They returned east to Bound Brook, New Jersey. Sinclair died there in a nursing home on November 25, , a year after his wife. Writing[ edit ] Sinclair devoted his writing career to documenting and criticizing the social and economic conditions of the early 20th century in both fiction and nonfiction.
He exposed his view of the injustices of capitalism and the overwhelming effects of poverty among the working class. He also edited collections of fiction and nonfiction. The Jungle[ edit ] His novel based on the meatpacking industry in Chicago , The Jungle, was first published in serial form in the socialist newspaper Appeal to Reason , from February 25, , to November 4, It was published as a book by Doubleday in He intended to "set forth the breaking of human hearts by a system which exploits the labor of men and women for profit".
His descriptions of the unsanitary and inhumane conditions that workers suffered served to shock and galvanize readers. 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. He said, "Radical action must be taken to do away with the efforts of arrogant and selfish greed on the part of the capitalist.
Among the topics covered is the use of yellow journalism techniques created by William Randolph Hearst. Sinclair called The Brass Check "the most important and most dangerous book I have ever written. In her autobiography, Mary Craig Sinclair said she had written the book based on her own experiences as a girl, and Upton collaborated with her.
Sinclair has yet written—so much the best that it stands in a class by itself. In the book he outlined his plans to run as a Democrat instead of a Socialist, and describes his climb to the Democratic nomination, and then subsequent victory by a margin of , votes.
The son of an American arms manufacturer, Budd is portrayed as holding in the confidence of world leaders, and not simply witnessing events, but often propelling them.
As a sophisticated socialite who mingles easily with people from all cultures and socioeconomic classes, Budd has been characterized as the antithesis of the stereotyped " Ugly American ". Budd in The novels were bestsellers upon publication and were published in translation, appearing in 21 countries.
Priscilla Harden Sinclair was a strict Episcopalian who disliked alcohol, tea, and coffee. When his father was out for the night, he would sleep alone in the bed with his mother. Sinclair had wealthy maternal grandparents with whom he often stayed. This gave him insight into how both the rich and the poor lived during the late 19th century. Living in two social settings affected him and greatly influenced his books.
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