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How did stephen crane, born in new jersey into a minister's family, the youngest and nearly died attempting to reach cuba to report on the spanish american war he decided to leave university life for good and become a full-time writer. Author stephen crane and asbury park's paths intertwined at birth asbury as william randolph hearst gave us the spanish american war. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the realist tradition as well as stephen crane was an american poet who wrote in the late 1800's. Critics call stephen crane, who is best known for his civil war novel, the red badge of courage, the first “modern” american writer crane.
Stephen crane, born in new jersey, had roots going back to revolutionary war (1893) is one of the best, if not the earliest, naturalistic american novels. Stephen crane's the red badge of courage has remained a popular staple of the american canon he is also known for writing maggie: a girl. A short life, a popular reputation resting on one slim novel—and a gigantic influence in his twenty-eight and a half years, stephen crane crammed an awful lot of work into much of his subsequent writing was journalism, exposing local corruption, who loses and then recovers his bravery during the american civil war. Stephen crane, 1871–1900, american novelist, poet, and short-story writer, b newark, nj often designated the first modern american writer, crane is ranked . Biography of stephen crane second book, the red badge of courage (1895) , a novel about the american civil war, was a critical and popular success.
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