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The Black Riders and Other Lines, and War Is Kind (Dodo Press)
Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet and journalist. He is best known for his novel Red Badge of Courage (1895). The novel introduced for most readers Crane's strikingly original prose, an intensely rendered mix of impressionism, naturalism and symbolism. He lived in New York City a bohemian life where he observed the poor in the Bowery slums as researc...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Dodo Press
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Stephen Crane has a very unique way of writing poetry. His poems can be so distorted from reality that the scene and characters he takes you to aren't very visible in reality but yet you can still receive the message that he was trying to convey. It's similar to reading art, to me. (As you can obviously tell, he's my favorite poet). For these reasons and more, I find myself picking this book up time and time again.
Stephen Crane was an American novelist, poet and journalist, best known for the novel Red Badge of Courage. That work introduced the reading world to Crane's striking prose, a mix of impressionism, naturalism and symbolism. He died at age 28 in Badenweiler, Baden, Germany.More about Stephen Crane...