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Book
xii, 281 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
"Ragged Dick or Street Life in New York with Boot Blacks" is canonical as a cultural, rather than literary text. This "Norton Critical" Edition includes maps, photographs and documents showing how Alger addressed the problems of urban poverty, immigration and child labour in mid-nineteenth-century America. Criticism includes contemporary reviews and responses and four recent essays. A chronology and bibliography are included.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393925890 20160528
Green Library
AMSTUD-186-01, ENGLISH-186-01

2. The jungle [2002]

Book
xx, 382 p. ; 21 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-186-01, ENGLISH-186-01

3. Sister Carrie [1900]

Book
xl, 466 p. ; 20 cm.
Dreiser's first novel, intertwining the story of a young woman seduced by the lure of the modern city with the story of a middle-aged man seduced by desire for Carrie herself, established a style and a realism which influenced many later writers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780192835741 20160528
Green Library
AMSTUD-186-01, ENGLISH-186-01
Book
xxviii, 265 p.
Green Library
AMSTUD-186-01, ENGLISH-186-01

5. The big sleep [1992]

Book
231 p. ; 21 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-186-01, ENGLISH-186-01

6. The day of the locust [1983 - ]

Book
xviii, 204 p. ; 18 cm.
Green Library
AMSTUD-186-01, ENGLISH-186-01