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Annotated Bib. Business and Labor
Annotated Bib. Dreiser
Annotated Bib. Naturalism and Realism
Avery Hall (Waverly Theatre)
Bartlett, Caryoe & Company
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Hurstwood encounters an old acquaintance from
, this causes him some embarassment (
Carrie and Mrs Vance walk down Broadway from Thirty-fourth Street to Madison Square on there way to see
appearing in "A Gold Mine" (1889) (Chapters
(Show route on mini map).
Of Broadway's fashionable parade, the narrator informs his reader: "...that several years later a popular song detailing this, and other facts concerning the afternoon parade on matinee days, and entitled 'What Right Has He on Broadway?' was published and had quite a vogue about the music-halls of the city"
The song referred to by the narrator was written by Harry Dillon and Nat Mann, and published in 1895 by the publishers on Tin Pan Alley. The lyrics are sung by a Broadway vagrant. He sings: "I always stop at good hotels for I've a need of rest/ I stay until the porter says: 'These seats are for the guests.'" The vagrant goes on to complain:"If you're not dressed complete they'll say, 'What right has he on Broadway?" See in relation to
Hurstwood's Job Search in NYC
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The narrator paints a vivid portrait of Broadway and Fifth Avenue in
Hurstwood spends one of his final days walking down Broadway, he sees Carrie Madenda's name in lights outside the
(Chapter XLVII). Electric fire signs were introduced in the 1890s as electricity had begun to spread through major cities across the country;
of course, works and travels for an electricity company.
See also, my links on NYC in
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