Stephen Crane (1871–1900) was an American writer and journalist. His works include The Red Badge of Courage, which is considered one of the greatest American novels of the 19th century.
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Stephen Crane described his novel of the American Civil War as a “psychological portrait of fear.” Although he never experienced the horror of battle himself, Crane based his realistic narrative largely on stories told by Civil War veterans. While those accounts tended to focus on the external action of warfare,… Read more »