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By Stephen Crane

"The pink Badge of Courage is the definitive fiction of the clash that stands because the relevant trauma in American history." -- Larzer Ziff

earlier than his premature dying on the age of 28, Stephen Crane produced the main cutting edge writing of his new release. all started while he used to be simply 21, The crimson Badge of Courage is the robust tale of a tender Union soldier below hearth for the 1st time. It is still our best novel of the Civil battle, and a huge contribution to the literature of struggle in English. With its booklet, American fiction entered the fashionable age.

for nearly thirty years, The Library of the US has awarded America's most sensible and most vital writing in acclaimed hardcover variations. Now, a brand new sequence, Library of the USA Paperback Classics, deals beautiful and cheap books that deliver The Library of America's authoritative texts inside of effortless achieve of each reader. every one e-book gains an introductory essay via one in all a number one author, in addition to an in depth chronology of the author's lifestyles and profession, an essay at the selection and historical past of the textual content, and notes.

The contents of this Paperback vintage are drawn from Stephen Crane: Prose and Poetry, quantity quantity 18 within the Library of the US sequence. That quantity additionally contains Maggie: a lady of the Streets, George's mom, The 3rd Violet, The Monster, struggle correspondence and journalism, and picked up and uncollected poetry.

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