Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

and Other Tales of New York


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Paperback
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Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140437973
  • 272 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

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.

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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