The Veteran and Other Stories of the Civil War

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Sprache - Englisch

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"The Little Regiment and Other Episodes from the American Civil War" is a collection of short stories with the Civil War as the main theme:_x000D_ The Little Regiment_x000D_ Three Miraculous Soldiers_x000D_ A Mystery of Heroism_x000D_ An Indiana Campaign_x000D_ A Grey Sleeve_x000D_ The Veteran_x000D_ Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. 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.


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Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, acclaimed for his early use of naturalism and impressionism in literature. An emblematic figure of American literary realism, Crane is perhaps best known for his Civil War novel, 'The Red Badge of Courage' (1895), which garnered widespread acclaim for its intense and realistic depiction of a soldier's psychological turmoil. 'The Veteran and Other Stories of the Civil War,' a collection that further explores themes of valor, survival, and the chaos of warfare, reflects Crane's acute awareness of the human condition amidst the backdrop of conflict. His work is characterized by a distinctive writing style marked by vivid imagery, irony, and the exploration of existential quandaries. Crane's narratives often revolved around ordinary people in extraordinary situations, and his protagonists typically grappled with internal moral battles. Despite a short life—he died at the age of 28—Crane's prolific output left a lasting mark on American literature and continued to influence writers of the modernist movement. His contribution extends beyond tales of war, as seen in works like the gritty urban novel 'Maggie: A Girl of the Streets' (1893), which tackled subjects such as poverty and vice with unflinching candor. Crane's literary legacy endures, his writings studied and appreciated for their innovative technique and probing insight into the human psyche.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 80 Seiten

Größe: 336,7 KB

ISBN: 8596547005704

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