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Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900



  • Existence: 1871 - 1900

Stephen Crane was born on November 1, 1871 in Newark, New Jersey. He was a poet, novelist and short story writer. Prolific throughout his short life, Crane wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation. Publications include "Maggie: A Girl on the Street" (1893) and the Civil War novel "The Red Badge of Courage" (1985). Crane died on June 5, 1900.

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Stephen Crane correspondence

Identifier: MS-217
Overview Stephen Crane (1871-1900), writer. The collection contains Stephen Crane's correspondence with Amy Leslie, Willia Brooks Hawkins, William Crane, Cora H. Crane, Joseph Conrad, Cora Crane, Alfred T. Plant, Harper and Brothers, Frederick A. Stokes Company. Subjects discussed include involvement in Cuban filibustering expedition of 1895, financial matters, settlement of Crane's estate and the American publication of H.G. Wells' book, "Love and Mr. Lewisham."Correspondence between J.B. Pinker and...