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Mc Teague

Mc Teague

a story of San Francisco

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Published by Signet classic in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Revised and updated bibliogr. p. 349-[350].

Other titlesstory of San Francisco
Statementby Frank Norris ; with an afterword by Kenneth Rexroth
The Physical Object
FormatTexte imprimé
Pagination1 vol. (349 p.)
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24950856M
ISBN 100451524217
ISBN 109780451524218
OCLC/WorldCa492723358

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"McTeague" is the story of a poor dentist scraping by in San Francisco at the end of the 19th century and his wife Trina, whose $5, lottery winning sets in motion a shocking chain of events. This edition features a new Afterword. Revised reissue. About McTeague. A lesser-known American classic, McTeague explores the darker side of success and the pitfalls of marriage for a turn-of-the-century couple. McTeague is the story of a poor dentist scraping by in San Francisco at the end of the 19th century, and his wife Trina, whose $5, lottery winning sets in motion a shocking chain of events.. Fans of Jack London .


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McTeague is a novel by Frank Norris, first published in It tells the story of a couple's courtship and marriage, and their subsequent descent into poverty, violence and finally murder as the result of jealousy and greed. The book was the basis for the films McTeague (), Erich von Stroheim's Greed (), and Slow Burn ()/5.

McTeague deserts Trina, intent on seeking revenge for her loving money over him, and the ending of the novel is dark, tragic, yet fitting for what Norris has crafted. There are various subplots in "McTeague" all of which seem to revolve around the negative impact that the desire for wealth can have on people.

It is a dark tale, as one could /5(54). A Long-Awaited Audio Book I first bought McTeague as a used book around because I had read that a great silent film that I had yet to see, Greed, was based on it.

It took me a while to get around to reading it, but when I did it grabbed me from the first page to the last. A lesser-known American classic, McTeague explores the darker side of success and the pitfalls of marriage for a turn-of-the-century couple. McTeague is the story of a poor dentist scraping by in San Francisco at the end of the 19th century, and his wife Trina, whose $5, lottery winning sets in motion a shocking chain of events.

Fans of Jack London and Theodore Dreiser will 4/5(37). McTeague's Saloon, San Francisco, CA. K likes. Located in the heart of San Francisco, McTeague's is a modern day Barbary Coast saloon featuring local draft beers and stiff cocktails4/5().

McTeague: A Story of San Francisco Summary. Set in San Francisco, California, in the early years of the twentieth century, McTeague is the story of a young dentist named McTeague and of his emotional decline.

McTeague is introduced to a. McTeague: A Story of San Francisco Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Didactic fiction Subject: Psychological fiction Subject: Married people -- Fiction Subject: Murderers -- Fiction Subject: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction Subject: Avarice -- Fiction Subject: Dentists Cited by:   ‎ A couple’s life and love are destroyed when they win the lottery in this tragic tale of turn-of-the-century San Francisco.

McTeague and Trina are in love, and with the modest income from McTeague’s dentistry office, their needs are few. But when Trina wins a /5(2). The chance had come at last when the father died, corroded with alcohol, collapsing in a few hours. Two or three years later a travelling dentist visited the mine and put up his tent near the bunk-house.

He was more or less of a charlatan, but he fired Mrs. McTeague's ambition, and young McTeague went away with him to learn his profession/5(18). Frank Norris is the author of McTeague: A Story of San Francisco, The Octopus: A Story of California, The Pit, and Vandover and the was a popular Progressive era novelist and naturalist who died a young, underrated master of American fiction.

Jonathan Evison is the New York Times bestselling author of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, West of /5(8). The novel, McTeague, written by Frank Norris has many ways to understand the events. The relationships between the characters in the story are strange. First, it seems that the first half of the story many of the characters come together.

For example, Marcus and McTeague become friends, Trina and McTeague get married, Maria and Zerkow. McTeague is the story of a poor dentist scraping by in San Francisco at the end of the 19th century, and his wife Trina, whose $5, lottery winning sets in motion a shocking chain of events.

Few works have captured the seamy side of American urban life. The book talks about Mc Teague a dentist who falls in love of one of his patients, the cousin of his best friend, and his best friend helped him to get married.

And after this she wins the lottery and there it start an history of love, poor, greed, traitors and by: Find books like McTeague from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked McTeague also liked: The Rise of Silas Lapham, The Ma. Like the tentacles of an octopus, the railroad in California reached out across the state, grasping everything of value in the state.

Based on the bloody Mussel Slough Tragedy - a conflict between wheat farmers and the Southern Pacific Railroad - The Octopus is a stunning novel chronicling the twilight of the frontier West.A depiction of the tensions between the railroad, the ranchers, and. McTeague, novel by Frank Norris, published in The work was considered to be the first great portrait in American literature of an acquisitive society.

In McTeague, Norris sought to describe the influence of heredity and environment on human life. The strong yet slow-witted dentist McTeague.

McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris. McTeague: A Story of San Francisco () is a dark story following the downward spiral of a couple, Trina and McTeague, from marriage, to their decline into poverty, and the aftermath of jealousy, greed, and violence.

Read Chapter 14 of McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris. The text begins: "Well, what do you think?" said Trina.

She and McTeague stood in a tiny room at the back of the flat and on its very top floor. The room was whitewashed. It contained a bed, three cane-seated chairs, and a wooden washstand with its washbowl and pitcher.

McTeague is a simple dentist who becomes infatuated with Trina, the cousin of his friend Marcus. Trina then buys a winning lottery ticket worth $5, and McTeague announces his plans to marry her.

But their marriage quickly falls apart as greed consumes them both, and Marcus' jealousy toward McTeague boils over. (Summary by Jeff Robinson). Home McTeague: A Story of San Francisco E-Text: Chapters E-Text McTeague: A Story of San Francisco Chapters CHAPTER 1. It was Sunday, and, according to his custom on that day, McTeague took his dinner at two in the afternoon at the car conductors' coffee-joint on.

Set in San Francisco, California, in the early years of the twentieth century, McTeague is the story of a young dentist named McTeague and of his emotional decline. McTeague is introduced to a beautiful, innocent young woman named Trina.

Immediately, something is stirred within him, something he has.Frank Norris's McTeague is an American naturalistic novel. The novel follows the protagonist McTeague, called Mac. Over the course of the novel, Mac .McTeague.

by Frank Norris. McTeague was one of the founding works of unflinching realism and naturalism in American writing.