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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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The action of the novel takes place in Chicago between
, which roughly spans the period of one year in Carrie's life: Summer 1889 - Summer 1890. The maps below chart the various locations in Chicago that characters visit or mention. During her time spent in Chicago, Carrie resides at three addresses:
Van Buren Street
To discover more about any of the locations marked below you can use the clickable buttons on the maps or select from the links running down the left-hand side of the page.
A note about the maps:
Chicago in the "Gilded Age" and "Populist" eras.
Fisher, Philip. "The Life History of Objects: The Naturalist Novel and the City."
Hard Facts: Setting and Form in the American Novel
. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.
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