A Girl of the Streets and Other Tales of New York
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Maggie by Stephen Crane
Book DescriptionThis unflinching portrayal of the squalor and brutality of New York life produced a scandal when it was published in 1893. Crane's novel tells the story of Maggie Johnson, a young woman who, seduced by her brother's friend and then disowned by her family, turns to prostitution. More than the tale of a young woman's tragic fall, this is a powerful exploration of the destructive forces underlying urban society and human nature. Also included here is 'George's Mother', along with eleven other tales and sketches of New York written between 1892 and 1896.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140437973
(197mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Stephen Crane
Poet, novelist, and journalist, Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was born in Newark, New Jersey. His works include 'The Red Badge of Courage', 'The Black Riders', a volume of poetry, and the stories 'The Open Boat' and 'The Blue Hotel'. He died of tuberculosis in Badenweiler, Germany. Lazer Ziff is Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University and the editor of Emerson's Selected Essays for Penguin Classics.
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