The Red Badge of Courage: An Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Sources Criticism / Edition 4

The Red Badge of Courage: An Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Sources Criticism / Edition 4

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by Stephen Crane
     
 

This Norton Critical Edition of Stephen Crane’s classic 1895 Civil War novel is again based on the first published edition, conservatively edited.See more details below

Overview

This Norton Critical Edition of Stephen Crane’s classic 1895 Civil War novel is again based on the first published edition, conservatively edited.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393930757
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/19/2007
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
355,490
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

A Note on the Text

The Text of The Red Badge of Courage 1

Textual Appendix 105

Emendations 105

The Manuscript of The Red Badge of Courage: Uncanceled Passages and the Discarded Chapter XII 106

Backgrounds and Sources 115

Stephen Crane's Life and Times: An Introduction 117

[Crane's Life and Times] Frederick C. Crews Crews, Frederick C. 117

Letters on Art and The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane Crane, Stephen 123

The Massing of Forces-The Forging of Masses Jay Martin Martin, Jay 127

The Reorientation of American Culture in the 1890s John Higham Higham, John 139

The Red Badge of Courage as a Novel of the Civil War 152

[The Historical Setting of The Red Badge of Courage] Charles J. LaRocca LaRocca, Charles J. 152

"That Was at Chancellorsville": The Factual Framework of The Red Badge of Courage Harold R. Hungerford Hungerford, Harold R. 155

[Private Fleming's Initial Combat at Chancellorsville] Perry Lentz Lentz, Perry 166

Chancellorsville, Afternoon of 2 May 1863 175

Three Sketches of Chancellorsville from Battles and Leaders of the Civil War 176

Photographs of Men of the 124th New York Volunteers 179

A Definition of the War Novel Eric Solomon Solomon, Eric 181

Tolstoy's Sebastopol and The Red Badge of Courage J. C. Levenson Levenson, J. C. 187

Criticism 193

Crane and The Red Badge of Courage: A Guide to Criticism Donald Pizer Pizer, Donald 195

Early Estimates 229

The Veteran Stephen Crane Crane, Stephen 229

A Remarkable Book George Wyndham Wyndham, George 233

A Controversy in The Dial 241

The Green Stone of Unrest Frank Norris Norris, Frank 248

The Modern Critical Revival 251

Stephen Crane: A RevaluationR. W. Stallman Stallman, R. W. 251

The Red Badge of Courage as Myth and Symbol John E. Hart Hart, John E. 262

[Stephen Crane: Naturalist] Charles C. Walcutt Walcutt, Charles C. 271

Crime and Forgiveness: The Red Badge in Time of War John Fraser Fraser, John 279

[Impressionism in The Red Badge of Courage] James Nagel Nagel, James 291

The Red Badge of Courage: Text, Theme, and Form Donald Pizer Pizer, Donald 306

The Spectacle of War in Crane's Revision of History Amy Kaplan Kaplan, Amy 319

On Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage James M. Cox Cox, James M. 327

Nobody seems to know where we go": Uncertainty, History and Irony in The Red Badge of Courage John E. Curran Jr Curran, John E., Jr 343

Unreal War in The Red Badge of Courage James B. Colvert Colvert, James B. 355

Stephen Crane: A Chronology 367

Selected Bibliography 373

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