Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair
United States writer whose novels argued for social reform (1878-1968)
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Upton Sinclair [Upton Sinclair]
(1878–1968) a US writer of novels and other books intended to improve conditions in society. The first and best known of these, The Jungle (1906), was about the terrible conditions in the ↑Chicago meat industry, and it resulted in new laws being passed. One of his later novels, Dragon’s Teeth (1942), won the ↑Pulitzer Prize.

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  • Upton Sinclair — n. (1878 1968) United States author and social activist …   English contemporary dictionary

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