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Maggie, a girl of the streets and selected stories

by Stephen Crane

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Published by Signet Classic in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStephen Crane ; edited and with an introduction by Alfred Kazin.
SeriesSignet classics
ContributionsKazin, Alfred.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1449.C85 M3 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22498628M
ISBN 100451525523

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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets () is Crane's depiction of poverty and solitude, about a young girl from the Bowery. This type of literary realism was deemed risque for the time period, so Crane had to finance its first publication himself in using the pseudonym "Johnston.   Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and Other Writings about New York, by Stephen Crane, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:3/5().

The girl, Maggie, blossomed in a mud puddle. She grew to be a most rare and wonderful production of a tenement district, a pretty girl. None of the dirt of Rum Alley seemed to be in her veins. The philosophers up-stairs, down-stairs and on the same floor, puzzled over it. When a child, playing and fighting with gamins in the street, dirt. "A powerful, severe, and harshly comic portrayal of Irish immigrant life in lower New York exactly a century ago."—Alfred Kazin. Maggie, a powerful exploration of the destructive forces that underlie urban society and human nature, produced a scandal when it was first published in This volume includes "George's Mother"; and eleven other tales and sketches of New York written between 3/5(7).


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Published inMaggie: A Girl of the Streets shocked a world unprepared for its grim and starkly realistic exploration of a pretty young girl’s fall on New York’s Bowery, and its critical depiction of the irresponsibility of men toward women.

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The story centers on Maggie, a young girl from the Bowery who is driven to unfortunate circumstances by poverty and solitude. The work was considered risqué by publishers because of its literary realism and strong themes.

Crane – who was 22 years old at the time – financed the book's. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction Subject: Psychological fiction Subject: Poor families -- Fiction Subject: Poor women -- Fiction Subject: Prostitutes -- Fiction Subject: Suicide victims -- Fiction Subject: Slums.

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MAGGIE: A GIRL OF THE STREETS BY STEPHEN CRANE Chapter I A very little boy stood upon a heap of gravel for the honor of Rum Alley. He was throwing stones at howling urchins from Devil's Row who were circling madly about the heap and pelting at him.

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Edited with an introduction by Larzer Ziff with the assistance of Theo Davis. Recommended. If Edith Wharton captures the snobbery, superficiality, hypocrisy, materialism, and coldness of New Continue reading →.