The Portable Stephen Crane

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The Portable Stephen Crane allows us to appreciate the full scope and power of this writer's vision. It contains three complete novels - Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, George's Mother, and Crane's masterpiece, The Red Badge of Courage; nineteen short stories and sketches, including " The Blue Hotel" and " The Open Boat", a barely fictionalized account of his own escape from shipwreck while covering the Cuban revolt against Spain; the previously unpublished essay " Above All Things"; letters and poems, plus a ...
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Overview

The Portable Stephen Crane allows us to appreciate the full scope and power of this writer's vision. It contains three complete novels - Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, George's Mother, and Crane's masterpiece, The Red Badge of Courage; nineteen short stories and sketches, including " The Blue Hotel" and " The Open Boat", a barely fictionalized account of his own escape from shipwreck while covering the Cuban revolt against Spain; the previously unpublished essay " Above All Things"; letters and poems, plus a critical essay and notes by the noted Crane scholar Joseph Katz.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780517478585
  • Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/7/1985
  • Series: The Viking Portable Library
  • Pages: 550

Meet the Author

Stephen Crane (1871–1900) was active as a reporter around the world in addition to being an acclaimed novelist.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Editor's Note Crane Chronology
Part One: The World of Maggie
The Maggie Inscription to Hamlin Garland A Letter from Stephen Crane to Catherine Harris
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
A Great Mistake An Ominous Baby A Dark-Brown Dog George's Mother The Men in the Storm An Experiment in Misery An Experiment in Luxury Heard on the Street Election Night Above All Things
Part Two: The World of Henry Fleming
A Letter from Stephen Crane to Mrs. Olive Brett Armstrong
The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War
An Episode of War The Veteran
Part Three: A World of Shipwreck
A Letter from Stephen Crane to Cora E. Stewart Stephen Crane's Own Story Flanagan and His Short Filibustering Adventure The Open Boat Part Four: A World of Ironies A Letter from Stephen Crane to Lily Brandon Monroe A Letter from Stephen Crane to Willis Brooks Hawkins Two Letters from Stephen Crane to Nellie Crouse The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky The Five White Mice The Blue Hotel The Monster His New Mittens The Knife Part Five: A World in Miniature A Letter from Stephen Crane to Copeland & Day A Letter from Stephen Crane to De Morest's Family Magazine
From The Black Riders and Other Lines (1895)
From the Uncollected Poems From War Is Kind (1899)
From the Posthumously PUblished Poems A Prologue

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