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Maggie, a Girl of the Streets (Literary Classics)

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The first social expos? in fiction to render "how the other half lives," Stephen Crane's Maggie is one of the most powerful depictions of the urban poor of its time. As a reviewer stated shortly after the work's appearance in 1893: "Maggie is a study of life in the slums of New York, and of the hopeless struggle of a girl against the horrible conditions of her environment; and so bitter is the struggle, so black the environment, so inevitable is the end, that the reader feels a chill at his heart."

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573920377
Author:
Crane, Stephen
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Location:
Amherst, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Girls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Literary Classics
Series Volume:
160-93
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
90
Dimensions:
8.48x5.54x.21 in. .27 lbs.

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