The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

by Stephen Crane

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Overview

THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE follows the experiences of 19-year-old Henry Fleming, a recruit in the American Civil War. Fleming overcomes initial fears and shame for his cowardice through strength of will, determination, and effort. He eventually masters his shortcomings and becomes a hero on the battlefield.


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BN ID: 2940013749559
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 01/16/2012
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 782,742
File size: 400 KB

About the Author

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American realist writer and journalist. He began writing at the age of four, and after leaving school at the age of twenty, began a short career as a journalist and writer. He wrote THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE in 1895 but did not experience war first-hand until he covered the Spanish-American War in 1898. Crane died of tuberculosis at the age of 28 in 1900.

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