Stephen Crane (2035 words)

  • Donald Vanouse (SUNY, Oswego)

When he was twenty-four years old, Stephen Crane achieved international fame as the author of The Red Badge of Courage (1895), a novel about the Civil War in the United States. Earlier, Crane had published a slum novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (1893), and he was to publish several other novels and novellas, including “George's Mother”(1895) and “The Monster” (1899). In addition, Crane was prolific as a journalist in New York City, a travel writer in the American West and Mexico as well as in Europe, a story writer, and a war correspondent. He also published two volumes of daring, free-verse poetry, The Black Riders and Other Lines (1895) and War is Kind (1899). His works have had a popular …

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Vanouse, Donald. "Stephen Crane". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 16 April 2004
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=1060, accessed 25 June 2017.]

Articles on Crane's works

  1. The Red Badge of Courage

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