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Maggie:a girl of the streets.

Stephen Crane

Maggie:a girl of the streets.

by Stephen Crane

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13820657M

Stephen Crane’s first novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets has been called “the first dark flower of American Naturalism” for its distinctive elements of naturalistic fiction. The chief character, Maggie, descends into prostitution after being led astray by her lover. Stephen Crane's first novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets has been called "the first dark flower of American Naturalism" for its distinctive elements of naturalistic fiction. The chief character, Maggie, descends into prostitution after being led astray by her lover.

  "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 5/5(5). There are titles that are really tricky to sort out the significance of, and then there's Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. Guess what's at the heart of this book? A girl named Maggie who gets tossed out to fend for herself on the streets. Shocking, we know. To be clear, being a girl of the streets means Maggie becomes a prostitute.

  Published in , Maggie: 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. The five other stories in this collection are tales of quiet tension and raw intensity. From the local color of small-town life to the bustle of 4/4(1). Maggie: A Girl of the Streets depicts the role of socio-economic class and environmental factors in shaping people’s lives. It focuses particularly on alcoholism, violence, and the lure of middle-class materialism as factors that condemn working-class youths to lifelong poverty and worse.


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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (Fawcett Premier Book) Mass Market Paperback – Febru by/5(29). Maggie, a Girl of the Streets and Other New York Writings (Modern Library Classics)/5(41).

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Paperback – September 1, by Stephen Crane (Author)/5(22). Maggie, A Girl of the Streets and Other New York Writings by Stephen Crane (Modern Library )(Fiction) is a moralistic tale of the depths to which young girls in the city must stoop to survive in the late 19th century.

Piffle/5. "Maggie: A Girl of the Streets", Stephen Crane's first novel, is the story of a beautiful young girl living in the slums of New York in the late 19th Century.

"Maggie: A Girl of the Streets" is a shockingly explicit portrait of the brutal conditions that existed in the poverty-stricken slums of New by: Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, written by Stephen Crane, is a story of how a young Irish girl grows up on the streets of New York.

With little to no education, barely any money, and her only peers of the neighborhood fighting at all times, this girl's life is full of hardships/5. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is a novella by Stephen Crane that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Well, you can go ahead and forget all that fun stuff now, because we have something totally different for you today, thanks to Stephen Crane's novella, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. This story looks into the dark underworld of poverty, examining how it grinds human beings under its cruel heel.

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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, Girl of the Streets eBooks. Stephen Crane eBooks. Table of Contents. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Summary. The book opens with a scene of violence, and it goes downhill from there. A little scrapper of a boy named Jimmie is fighting against hoodlums from Devil's Row with the help of some other neighborhood street urchins representing Rum Alley.

Stephen Crane's first novel addressed an unpopular subject; with its unflinchingly honest, brutally realistic portrayal of the seamier side of urban New York, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets was initially rejected by editors who considered the subject matter inappropriate for publication.

The twenty-one-year-old Crane was forced to publish the novel at his own expense in ; even then, he. About Maggie: a Girl of the Streets. 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.

A thousand odors of cooking food came forth to the street. The building quivered and creaked from the weight of humanity stamping about in its bowels. A small ragged girl dragged a red, bawling infant along the crowded ways. He was hanging back, baby-like, bracing his wrinkled, bare legs.

The little girl cried out: "Ah, Tommie, come ahn. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets quiz that tests what you know about important details and events in the book. SparkNotes is here for you with everything you need to Cited by: Maggie: A Girl of the Streets quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book.

SparkNotes is here for you with everything you need to ace. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets was the first major naturalistic novel in America/5(5). Introduction This is a study guide for the book Maggie A Girl of the Streets written by Stephen Crane.

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is an novel by American author Stephen Crane. Often called a novella because of its short length, it was Crane's first published book of fiction. Please click on the literary analysis category you wish to be displayed.Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Stephen Crane Chapter I.

Page 1 of 3. More Books. More by this Author. 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.Page 9 - In all unhandy places there were buckets, brooms, rags and bottles. In the street infants played or fought with other infants or sat stupidly in the way of vehicles.

Formidable women, with uncombed hair and disordered dress, gossiped while leaning on railings, or screamed in frantic quarrels.