The Red Badge of Courage & Other Stories of the Civil War

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Sprache - Englisch

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"The Red Badge of Courage" – 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._x000D_ "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_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_

About the Author

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, whose literary contributions have made a significant impact on American literature and modernist narrative techniques. Notably, Crane is best recognized for his novel 'The Red Badge of Courage & Other Stories of the Civil War', a seminal work in the genre of war literature. Despite having no personal battle experience, Crane masterfully depicted the psychological strains of warfare through his protagonist Henry Fleming, a soldier in the American Civil War. This work, published in 1895, not only garnered critical acclaim for its vivid realism and introspection but also established Crane as a pioneering figure in naturalistic fiction. His narrative style is characterized by a distinctive blend of impressionistic and symbolic elements, often emphasizing human endurance in the face of a vast and indifferent universe. Crane's writing is marked by a profound psychological depth and a stark representation of human experiences, which he achieved through meticulous prose and innovative use of color imagery. Though his life was tragically cut short at the age of 28 due to tuberculosis, Stephen Crane's literary legacy endures, influencing countless writers and remaining a subject of scholarly study for his contributions to modernism and psychological realism in literature.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 217 Pages

Filesize: 389.6 KB

ISBN: 8596547005681