Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (A Story of New York) by

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (A Story of New York)

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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (A Story of New York) by

This definitive, annotated edition of Maggie is based on Crane's original 1893 text and provides instructors with everything they need to teach the work in its historical and cultural context. Over 175 pages of documents are organized into thematic units on late-nineteenth and turn of the century American society to give the reader a context for Maggie. The various chapters in this edition cover topics such as tenement life; shops, saloons, concert-halls; working women from the perspectives of others; working women tell their own stories; prostitution; realism; and slum fiction.


The informative introductions, illustrations, and an excellent short bibliography make this a very useful book for both specialists and students from high school to the university level. - Choice

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Palgrave Macmillan

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12th February 1999



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