Upton Sinclair, the Lithuanian Jungle: Upon the Centenary of the Jungle (1905 and 1906) by Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair, the Lithuanian Jungle: Upon the Centenary of the Jungle (1905 and 1906) by Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair, the Lithuanian Jungle: Upon the Centenary of the Jungle (1905 and 1906) by Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair, the Lithuanian Jungle: Upon the Centenary of the Jungle (1905 and 1906) by Upton Sinclair

Synopsis

In his legendary novel The Jungle' (1905 and 1906), Upton Sinclair included a conspicuous number of Lithuanian words, phrases and surnames. This volume is the first attempt to analyze aspects of Lithuanian linguistic and historical data from The Jungle. Sinclair discovered the Lithuanian language in Chicago and explored it with pleasure. He even confessed to having sang in Lithuanian. If you look for a Lithuanian linguist working in field-research conditions in Chicago's Back of the Yards-there is Upton Sinclair The book targets Sinclair's motives for choosing Lithuanian characters, his sources and his work methods in field-research conditions in Chicago.
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