Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: and Other Tales of New York [NOOK Book]

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"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 1893. This volume includes "George's Mother" and eleven other tales and sketches of New York written between 1892 and 1896.
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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: and Other Tales of New York

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Overview

"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 1893. This volume includes "George's Mother" and eleven other tales and sketches of New York written between 1892 and 1896.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101661543
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 8/1/2000
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 746,626
  • File size: 794 KB

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.


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Table of Contents

Edited and with an Introduction by Larzer Ziff with the Assistance of Theo Davis

Introduction: Stephen Crane's New York by Larzer Ziff
Suggestions for Further Reading
Note on the Texts

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (A Story of New York) (1893)

George's Mother (1896)

Tales of New York
The Broken-Down Van (1892)
An Ominous Baby (1893, 1894)
A Great Mistake (1893, 1896)
A Dark-Brown Dog (1893, 1901)
An Experiment in Misery (1894)
An Experiment in Luxury (1894)
Mr. Binks' Day Off (1894)
The Men in the Storm (1894)
When Man Falls, A Crowd Gathers (1894)
An Eloquence of Grief (1896, 1898)
Adventures of a Novelist (1896)

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