Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968). The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.

Book IV: Out of the Depths

The protest of the soul of man confronted with injustice and groping for a remedy.
The People’s Anthem—Ebenezer Elliott
A Hymn—Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
The World’s Way—William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Written in London, September, 1802—William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
The Preface to “Les Miserables”—Victor Hugo (1802–85)
Bound—May Beals
To a Foil’d European Revolutionaire—Walt Whitman (1819–92)
Chants Communal—Horace Traubel
These Populations (From “Towards Democracy”)—Edward Carpenter (1844–1929)
The Ship of Humanity (From “Gloucester Moors”)—William Vaughn Moody (1869–1910)
Freedom—James Russell Lowell (1819–91)
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard—Thomas Gray (1716–71)
The Land Question—Cardinal Manning (1808–92)
The Lady Poverty—Jacob Fisher
Preface to “Major Barbara”—G. Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
The Jungle—Upton Sinclair (1878–1968)
The Sad Sight of the Hungry—Li Hung Chang (1823–1901)
The Right to be Lazy—Paul Lafargue (1842–1911)
The First Machine—Antiparos
John Stuart Mill (1806–73)
The Man Under the Stone (From “The Man with the Hoe and other Poems”)—Edwin Markham (1852–1940)
Boethius (c.475–525)
The Wolf at the Door—Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935)
Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
Each Against All—Charles Fourier (1772–1837)
Matthew Arnold (1822–88)
Fomé Gordyéeff—Maxim Gorky (1868–1936)
The Sight of Inequality (From “The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”)—Daniel Defoe (1660?–1731)
Settlement Work (From “A Man’s World”)—Albert Edwards
Concerning Women (From “Aurora Leigh”)—Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–61)
Women and Economics—Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935)
The Wrongfulness of Riches—Grant Allen
Despair—Lady Wilde
Inequality of Wealth—G. Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
The Two Songs—William Blake (1757–1827)
James Anthony Froude
Savva—Leonid Andreyev (1871–1919)
The Man Forbid—John Davidson (1857–1909)
Peasantry (From “Death and the Child”)—Stephen Crane (1871–1900)
An Italian Restaurant (From “A Bed of Roses”)—W. L. George
Tonight—Carlos Wupperman
A South-Sea Islander—Francis W. L. Adams
Out of the Dark—Helen Keller (1880–1968)
Heirs of Time—Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823–1911)
Beyond Human Might—Björnstjerne Björnson (1832–1910)
Weavers—Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Alton Locke—Charles Kingsley (1819–75)