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The red badge of courage and other stories

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Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction, Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 -- Fi

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StatementStephen Crane ; edited with an introduction and notes by Anthony Mellors and Fiona Robertson.
GenreFiction.
SeriesOxford world"s classics, Oxford world"s classics (Oxford University Press).
ContributionsMellors, Anthony Matthew., Robertson, Fiona.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1449 .C85 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationlvii, 249 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL351133M
ISBN 100192833154
LC Control Number98010535

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Although the story itself proclaims in the title that it's set in the Civil War, the tale is so ambiguous that it could have been set in 4/4(1). Stephen Crane was an American novelist, poet and journalist, best known for the novel The Red Badge of Courage.

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This is a book about the Civil War, and one Union soldier's struggle with his inner /5(5). About The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories. Henry Fleming, a raw Union Army recruit in the American Civil War, is anxious to confirm his patriotism and manhood—to earn his “badge of courage.”.

Also included are two short stories: The Veteran and The Open Book. The Red Badge of Courage is one of the greatest war novels of all time.

It reports on the American Civil War through the eyes of Henry Fleming, an ordinary farm boy turned soldier/5(). Book Summary The Red Badge of Courage is the story of Henry Fleming, a teenager who enlists with the Union Army in the hopes of fulfilling his dreams of glory.

Shortly after enlisting, the reality of his decision sets in. Get this from a library. The red badge of courage and other stories. [Stephen Crane; Anthony Matthew Mellors; Fiona Robertson] -- Contains an introduction to the life of author Stephen Crane along with five of his best known works.

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[Stephen Crane] -- Psychological portraiture of a soldier's mind during the Battle of Chancellorsville. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

What's the story. THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE, written by precocious American author Stephen Crane inis a short novel about an unnamed Civil War battle (based on the Battle of Chancellorsville, in which Crane's brother fought.4/5.

The Red Badge of Courage, a book by Stephen Crane follows the life of Henry Fleming a youth who wants to prove himself and come back as a war hero. He is just like everyone else, he wants to go to war, but he has a fear of fleeing the fight when the moment comes/5.

The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel by American author Stephen Crane (–). Taking place during the American Civil War, the story is about a young private of the Union Army, Henry Fleming, who flees from the field of me with shame, he longs for a wound, a "red badge of courage," to counteract his cowardice.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: lvii, pages ; 20 cm. Contents: The red badge of courage --The veteran --The open boat --The monster --The blue Title: Oxford world's classics.

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The Red Badge of Courage and Other Works THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE follows the experiences of year-old Henry Fleming, a recruit in the American Civil War. Fleming overcomes initial fears and shame for his cowardice through strength of 5/5(1).

After a time, Henry joins a column of wounded soldiers winding down the road. He is deeply envious of these men, thinking that a wound is like “a red badge of courage”—visible proof of valorous behavior.

He meets a tattered man who has been shot twice and who speaks proudly of the fact that his regiment did not flee. He repeatedly asks. The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories A stunning collection of works by Stephen Crane whom H.G.

Wells called “the best writer of our generationThe best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling exploration of human emotion in the 5/5(1). The Red Badge of Courage, novel of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane, published in and considered to be his masterwork because of its perceptive depiction of warfare and of a soldier’s psychological was 25 years old and had no personal experience of war when he wrote the novel, which he based partly on a popular anthology, Battles and Leaders.

The Red Badge of Courage is the story of young Henry Fleming trying to decide one very vital question: run away as a coward and escape death, or be an honorable soldier and rush headfirst into almost certain death in battle at the Civil War front lines.

Even though Henry believes in the war effort, he doubts his ability to be courageous because. InCrane published his Civil War novel, The Red Badge of Courage.

While he had never gone to war himself, the stories that he had gleaned from the veterans at Claverack College served as ample research for his book. The Red Badge of Courage and Selected Short Fiction, by Stephen Crane, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, /5(11).

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"The Red Badge of Courage is the narrative of two processes: the process by which a raw youth develops into a tried and trustworthy soldier, and the process by which a regiment that has never been under fire develops into a finished and formidable fighting machine." —Sydney Brooks, unsigned review, Saturday Review, Janulxxxi, on the Red Badge .The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane.

Follow the trials and tribulations of Henry Fleming, a recruit in the American Civil War in this impressionistic novel by American writer Stephen ered one of the most influential war stories every written, The Red Badge of Courage was published ina full thirty years after the American Civil War had ended.A summary of Themes in Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage.

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