Maggie, a girl of the streets and selected stories by Stephen Crane

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Published by Franklin Library in Franklin Center, Pa .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Slums -- Fiction,
  • Poor women -- Fiction,
  • Prostitutes -- Fiction,
  • Poor families -- Fiction,
  • Suicide victims -- Fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementStephen Crane ; illustrated by Thomas B. Allen.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThe Collected stories of the world"s greatest writers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1449.C85 A6 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination435 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages435
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2893382M
LC Control Number84119825

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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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All of Maggie's hopes and dreams are squashed like a bug when Pete's old flame comes back into the picture. Poor Maggie never stood a chance, it seems, and Pete unceremoniously ditches her at a bar.

Hasta la vista. Destruction or Death Wish Stage. Maggie now becomes "a girl of the streets," which is an old-fashioned way for saying prostitute. Maggie, a Girl of the Streets NPR coverage of Maggie, a Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. 读过 Maggie, A Girl of the Streets and Selected Stories.

章节名:Maggie, A Girl of the Streets ; 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. This book contains five of Crane's best short stories - Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, The Blue Hotel, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky, The Monster and The Open Boat.

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The chief character, Maggie, descends into prostitution after being led astray by her lover. Maggie is a child living in the tenements of the Bowery, a slum area of New York City.

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One blemish on a reputation and a woman would often be banned from her house, subject to earning her living on the streets, and often dying young as Maggie does.

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