Table of Contents for Sister Carrie


Introduction ix
The Magnet Attracting: A Waif Amid Forces
1(10)
What Poverty Threatened: Of Granite and Brass
11(6)
We Question of Fortune: Four-fifty a Week
17(11)
The Spendings of Fancy: Facts Answer with Sneers
28(13)
A Glittering Night Flower: The Use of a Name
41(8)
The Machine and the Maiden: A Knight of Today
49(13)
The Lure of the Material: Beauty Speaks for Itself
62(12)
Intimations by Winter: An Ambassador Summoned
74(8)
Convention's Own Tinderbox: The Eye That Is Green
82(8)
The Counsel of Winter: Fortune's Ambassador Calls
90(9)
The Persuasion of Fashion: Feeling Guards o'er Its Own
99(11)
Of the Lamps of the Mansions: The Ambassador's Plea
110(9)
His Credentials Accepted: A Babel of Tongues
119(9)
With Eyes and Not Seeing: One Influence Wanes
128(8)
The Irk of the Old Ties: The Magic of Youth
136(12)
A Witless Aladdin: The Gate to the World
148(9)
A Glimpse through the Gateway: Hope Lightens the Eye
157(9)
Just over the Border: A Hail and Farewell
166(6)
An Hour in Elf Land: A Clamor Half Heard
172(13)
The Lure of the Spirit: The Flesh in Pursuit
185(9)
The Lure of the Spirit: The Flesh in Pursuit
194(5)
The Blaze of the Tinder: Flesh Wars with the Flesh
199(12)
A Spirit in Travail: One Rung Put Behind
211(12)
Ashes of Tinder: A Face at the Window
223(5)
Ashes of Tinder: The Loosing of Stays
228(6)
The Ambassador Fallen: A Search for the Gate
234(12)
When Waters Engulf Us We Reach for a Star
246(11)
A Pilgrim, an Outlaw: The Spirit Detained
257(11)
The Solace of Travel: The Boats of the Sea
268(13)
The Kingdom of Greatness: The Pilgrim Adream
281(9)
A Pet of Good Fortune: Broadway Flaunts Its Joys
290(10)
The Feast of Belshazzar: A Seer to Translate
300(15)
Without the Walled City: The Slope of the Years
315(9)
The Grind of the Millstones: A Sample of Chaff
324(10)
The Passing of Effort: The Visage of Care
334(11)
A Grim Retrogression: The Phantom of Chance
345(11)
The Spirit Awakens: New Search for the Gate
356(9)
In Elf Land Disporting: The Grim World Without
365(11)
Of Lights and of Shadows: The Parting of Worlds
376(12)
A Public Dissension: A Final Appeal
388(9)
The Strike
397(17)
A Touch of Spring: The Empty Shell
414(10)
The World Turns Flatterer: An Eye in the Dark
424(9)
And This Is Not Elf Land: What Gold Will Not Buy
433(10)
Curious Shifts of the Poor
443(16)
Stirring Troubled Waters
459(12)
The Way of the Beaten: A Harp in the Wind
471(17)
Afterword 488