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By Stanley Wertheim

ISBN-10: 0313296928

ISBN-13: 9780313296925

The ebook of The pink Badge of Courage in 1895 introduced Stephen Crane rapid reputation at age 23. At 28, he was once useless. within the short span of his literary occupation, Crane loved an important degree of renown in addition to notoriety, yet his attractiveness rested virtually solely upon his warfare novel, and he felt that his expertise had finally been misjudged. From his early life till his demise, Crane used to be a certified journalist. To this present day, so much trained American readers recognize him merely because the writer of the main practical Civil struggle novel ever written, 3 or 4 action-packed brief tales, and a handful of iconoclastic free-verse poems. Crane was once befriended and fashionable via one of the most vital literary figures of his time, similar to William Dean Howells, Willa Cather, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, and H. G. Wells. He has additionally been referred to as a realist, a naturalist, an impressionist, a symbolist, and an existentialist. This reference ebook offers a extra entire photograph of Crane's brief yet furiously artistic lifestyles and encourages a extra broad appreciation of his works.

The quantity contains thousands of entries for individuals of Crane's fast and ; shut buddies and co-workers; academic associations that he attended; areas the place he resided; publishers and syndicates by means of whom he was once hired; literary pursuits with which he's frequently linked; and the works of fiction, poetry, and journalism that he wrote. hence the booklet indicates that he was once a pioneer within the improvement of a couple of genres in sleek American fiction and poetry; that he was once the 1st literary chronicler of the burgeoning slums of city the United States who refused to sentimentalize his fabrics; that his Western tales exhibit the regular retreat of the yank frontier earlier than the encroachments of a latest Europeanized civilization; and that his brief tales and poems interact a few enduring issues. some of the entries cite works for extra examining, and the amount contains a chronology and a bibliography of crucial stories of his lifestyles and writing.

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