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Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage
     

Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage

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by Stephen Crane
 
The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel by American author Stephen Crane (1871�1900). Taking place during the American Civil War, the story is about a young private of the Union Army, Henry Fleming, who flees from the field of battle. Overcome with shame, he longs for a wound�a "red badge of courage"�to counteract his cowardice. Although Crane was born after the war,

Overview

The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel by American author Stephen Crane (1871�1900). Taking place during the American Civil War, the story is about a young private of the Union Army, Henry Fleming, who flees from the field of battle. Overcome with shame, he longs for a wound�a "red badge of courage"�to counteract his cowardice. Although Crane was born after the war, and had not at the time experienced battle first-hand, the novel is known for its realism.
Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 � June 5, 1900) was an American novelist, short story writer, poet and journalist. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation.
-Wikipedia.com

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016387048
Publisher:
Castaway Family Press
Publication date:
03/18/2013
Series:
Stephen Crane War Collection , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
187 KB

Meet the Author

Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 � June 5, 1900) was an American novelist, short story writer, poet and journalist. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation.
-Wikipedia.com

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