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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: and Other Tales of New York
     

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: and Other Tales of New York

by Stephen Crane
 

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Stephen Crane's first novel is the tale of a pretty young slum girl driven to brutal excesses by poverty and loneliness. It was considered so sexually frank and realistic, that the book had to be privately printed at first. It and GEORGE'S MOTHER, the shorter novel that follows in this edition, were eventually hailed as the first genuine expressions of Naturalism in

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Stephen Crane's first novel is the tale of a pretty young slum girl driven to brutal excesses by poverty and loneliness. It was considered so sexually frank and realistic, that the book had to be privately printed at first. It and GEORGE'S MOTHER, the shorter novel that follows in this edition, were eventually hailed as the first genuine expressions of Naturalism in American letters and established their creator as the American apostle of an artistic revolution which was to alter the shape and destiny of civilization itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101661543
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,197,449
File size:
813 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

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MAGGIE: A GIRL OF THE STREETS

AND OTHER TALES OF NEW YORK




From the Trade Paperback edition.

Meet the Author

Stephen Crane (1871–1900) was active as a reporter around the world in addition to being an acclaimed novelist.

Larzer Ziff is a research professor of English at Johns Hopkins University who has written extensively on American literary culture.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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