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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: (A Story of New York) (Bedford Cultural Edition)

ISBN13: 9780312218249
ISBN: 0312218249
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $90.0
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Published Date:
Pages: 396
Average Goodreads rating: 3.35/5 (4 ratings)

This definitive, annotated edition of Maggie is based on Crane's original 1893 text and provides instructors with everything they need to teach the work in its historical and cultural context. Over 175 pages of documents are organized into thematic units on late-nineteenth and turn of the century American society to give the reader a context for Maggie. The various chapters in this edition cover topics such as tenement life; shops, saloons, concert-halls; working women from the perspectives of others; working women tell their own stories; prostitution; realism; and slum fiction.