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Maggie, a Girl of the Streets

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This definitive, annotated edition of Maggie is based on Cranes original 1893 text. More than 175 pages of documents are organized into thematic units on late-nineteenth- and turn-of-the-century American society covering tenement life; shops, saloons, and concert halls; working women from the perspective of others; working women telling their own stories; prostitution; realism; and slum fiction. Among the materials included are selections by Jacob Riis, criticism by Henry James and William Dean Howells, excerpts from contemporary newspaper accounts, Senate testimony, and an early sketch by Stephen Crane of Bowery life.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. Maggie, a girl of the streets (a story of New York) : the complete text — Pt. 2. Maggie, a girl of the streets (a story of New York) : cultural contexts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312152666
Author:
Hayes, Kevin J.
Publisher:
Bedford Books
Editor:
Hayes, Kevin J.
Author:
Hayes, Kevin J.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
New York
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) History Sources.
Subject:
City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
History
Subject:
Prostitution
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bedford cultural editions
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
374
Dimensions:
8.34 x 5.52 x 0.575 in

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