Maggie
Maggie

Maggie

Stephen Crane

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Mint Editions
ISBN:
978-1-5132-6953-5
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (1893) is a novel by American writer Stephen Crane. Self-published by Crane when the author was only 22 years old, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets has s... Más información
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Editorial:
Mint Editions
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Inglés
ISBN:
978-1-5132-6953-5
EAN:
9781513269535
Fecha publicación :
01-01-2021
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    Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (1893) is a novel by American writer Stephen Crane. Self-published by Crane when the author was only 22 years old, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets has since been recognized as the first work of American literary Naturalism. Inspired by his experience as a working reporter in Manhattan, Crane sought to explore the effects of poverty, alcoholism, and abuse on a character whose determination and moral goodness are entirely ill-suited for survival. The story begins with Jimmie Johnson, a young boy whose family lives in squalor in Manhattans Bowery neighborhood. When he tries to fight a gang of older boys, Jimmie is saved by his best friend Pete, only to go home to parents who--in a drunken rage--frighten and abuse their three young children. The deaths of their father and young brother Tommie place an enormous burden Jimmie, who works as a teamster to support himself and his alcoholic mother. Although Maggie finds work as a seamstress and begins a promising relationship with Jimmies childhood friend Pete, her life is derailed by her familys resentment and by th

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