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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets: and Other Tales of New York

Authors: Crane, Stephen
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC019000, FIC004000
ISBN: 9781101661543, Related ISBNs: 0140437975, 1101661542, 9780140437973, 9781101661543
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 272,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 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. It and GEORGE'S MOTHER, the shorter novel that follows in this edition, were eventually hailed as the first genuine expressions of Naturalism in American letters and established their creator as the American apostle of an artistic revolution which was to alter the shape and destiny of civilization itself.
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