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

Book XV: The Poet

Social injustice as it bears upon literature and the producers of literature; pictures of the life of the outcast poet, and of art in conflict with mammon.
By-the-Way (From “Songs of the Dead End”)—Patrick MacGill
Democratic Vistas—Walt Whitman (1819–92)
Today—Helen Gray Cone
What Is Art?—Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)
A Catechism for Workers—August Strindberg (1849–1912)
The Superior Classes—George D. Herron
The Midnight Lunch Room (From “The Frozen Grail and Other Poems”)—Elsa Barker
What Life Means to Me (From “Revolution”)—Jack London (1876–1916)
Fires—Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Alton Locke—Charles Kingsley (1819–75)
The Prophetic Book “Milton”—William Blake (1757–1827)
Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
The Last Word—Matthew Arnold (1822–88)
An Appeal to the Young—Peter Kropotkin (1842–1921)
From the Book of Proverbs
Chants Communal—Horace Traubel
No Enemies—Charles Mackay
The Revolution—Richard Wagner (1813–83)
The Refusal (Addressed to General Sebastiani)—Pierre Jean de Beranger (1780–1857)
To the Retainers (From “Socialism and Success”)—W. J. Ghent
Ad Valorem—John Ruskin (1819–1900)
The Lost Leader—Robert Browning (1812–89)
Journalism—John Swinton
The Rebel—Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953)
John Ruskin (1819–1900)
Jean-Christophe—Romain Rolland (Rolland.html)
The Problem Play—G. Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
Fleet Street Eclogues—John Davidson (1857–1909)
To a Bourgeois Litterateur (Who referred to a group of agitators as “Professional Hoboes”)—Max Eastman (1883–1969)
The Scholar as Revolutionist (From “Anatole France”)—Georg Brandes (1842–1927)
A Warning (Translated by Louis Untermeyer)—Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
Stoning the Prophets—Various
For Hire (From the Yiddish.)—Morris Rosenfeld (1862–1923)
A Man of Genius (From “The New Grub Street”)—George Gissing (1857–1903)
Letter to the Earl of Chesterfield—Samuel Johnson (1709–84)
Mother Hubbard’s Tale—Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)
The Journal of Arthur Stirling—Upton Sinclair (1878–1968)
Last Verses—Thomas Chatterton (1752–70)
The “Pinch of Poverty”—Francis Thompson (1859–1907)
Man as God (From “A Ballad in Blank Verse”)—John Davidson (1857–1909)
A Preface to Politics—Walter Lippmann (1889–1974)
Learning (From “Thus Spake Zarathustra”)—Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)