The Resource Badge of courage : the life of Stephen Crane, Linda H. Davis

Badge of courage : the life of Stephen Crane, Linda H. Davis

Label
Badge of courage : the life of Stephen Crane
Title
Badge of courage
Title remainder
the life of Stephen Crane
Statement of responsibility
Linda H. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
World famous at twenty-four, brilliant, reckless, and ultimately tragic, Stephen Crane is a dramatic study in contradictions. His most famous work, The Red Badge of Courage, is a classic antiwar novel, yet Crane himself longed for military honors. The son of a repressive Methodist minister who preached that reading novels was a vice, he used his literary stature to help defend a prostitute against the corrupt New York City police, which ruined his reputation and cost him the friendship of Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt. An easterner who fancied himself a cowboy, he spent his last years on a ramshackle estate in England, entertaining friends, including Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Ford Madox Ford, and H.G. Wells, who described him as "beyond dispute, the best writer of our generation." To those who knew him, Crane was unforgettable. Yet because he left behind so few personal documents, his life has been shrouded in misconception and myth. In this first accurate, in-depth account of the legendary writer, Linda Davis vividly describes Crane's short but endlessly fascinating life and assesses the full extent of his literary contribution
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Linda H
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1449.C85
LC item number
Z5793 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Écrivains américains
  • Biographie
Label
Badge of courage : the life of Stephen Crane, Linda H. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 414 pages
Isbn
9780899199344
Lccn
98011870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38295252
  • (OCoLC)ocm38295252
Label
Badge of courage : the life of Stephen Crane, Linda H. Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 414 pages
Isbn
9780899199344
Lccn
98011870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38295252
  • (OCoLC)ocm38295252

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