The Red Badge Of Courage & "the Veteran"

bySTEPHEN CRANEIntroduction byShelby Foote

September 12, 2000|
The Red Badge Of Courage & "the Veteran" by STEPHEN CRANE
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One of the greatest works of American literature, The Red Badge of Courage gazes fearlessly into the bright hell of war through the eyes of one young soldier, the reluctant Henry Fleming. Written by Stephen Crane at the age of twenty-one, the novel imagines the Civil War's terror and loss with an unblinking vision so modern and revolutionary that, upon publication, critics hailed it as a work of literary genius. Ernest Hemingway declared, "There was no real literature of our Civil War . . . until Stephen Crane wrote The Red Badge of Courage."

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes the short story "The Veteran," Crane's tale of an aged Civil War soldier looking back at his past.
Stephen Crane was born in 1871, in Newark, New Jersey. He attempted college twice, the second time failing a theme-writing course while writing articles for newspapers such as the New York Tribune. In 1892 Crane moved to the poverty of New York City’s Lower East Side—the Bowery so vividly depicted in Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. In 1...
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Title:The Red Badge Of Courage & "the Veteran"
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.7 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.7 in
Published:September 12, 2000
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780679783206

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