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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets By Stephen Crane
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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is an 1893 novella by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900). The story centers on Maggie, a young girl from the Bowery who is driven to unfortunate... More > circumstances by poverty and solitude. The work was considered risqué by publishers because of its literary realism and strong themes. Crane – who was 22 years old at the time – financed the book's publication himself, although the original 1893 edition was printed under the pseudonym Johnston Smith. After the success of 1895's The Red Badge of Courage, Maggie was reissued in 1896 with considerable changes and re-writing. The story is followed by George's Mother.The story opens with Jimmie, at this point a young boy, trying by himself to fight a gang of boys from an opposing neighborhood. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maggie:_A_Girl_of_the_Streets Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The O'Ruddy By Stephen Crane
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Stephen Crane (1871-1900) is one of the best loved American writers of all time. He is renowned for his novel "The Red Badge of Courage" and short stories, including "Open Boat"... More > and "The Blue Hotel". He died before he finished writing his last novel, the Irish romance titled "The O'Ruddy". Completed upon his death by Robert Barr, the book was published in New York in 1903. Also included in this edition are Crane's "Irish Notes" (1897). According to the New York Times review, "There is hardly a dull page in the book, while dozens will sweep you along breathless. And it leaves no man a chance to laugh at it. Always it laughs first."< Less
The O'Ruddy By Stephen Crane
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Stephen Crane (1871-1900) is one of the best loved American writers of all time. He is renowned for his novel "The Red Badge of Courage" and short stories, including "Open Boat"... More > and "The Blue Hotel". He died before he finished writing his last novel, the Irish romance titled "The O'Ruddy". Completed upon his death by Robert Barr, the book was published in New York in 1903. Also included in this edition are Crane's "Irish Notes" (1897). According to the New York Times review, "There is hardly a dull page in the book, while dozens will sweep you along breathless. And it leaves no man a chance to laugh at it. Always it laughs first."< Less
Mr Crane Announces the Arrival of Babies By Virinia Downham
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Parents please be aware that this book has 25 amazing photographs of animals and birds and words that are aimed at early/beginner readers. You are going to enjoy looking at 25 beautiful animal and... More > bird pictures and learning amazing facts about baby animals and birds. I hope you and your child will spend lots of quality time reading Mr Crane Announces the Arrival of Babies together.< Less
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
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Based loosely on the events of the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville (May 2–6, 1863)—though neither the battle, the war, nor the armies are named in the book—The Red Badge of... More > Courage shattered American preconceptions about what a war novel could be. In the decades before Crane’s novel, most fiction about the Civil War was heavily idealistic, portraying the conflict as a great clash of opposed ideals. Whereas previous writers had taken a large, epic view, Crane focused on the individual psychology of a single soldier, Private Henry Fleming, during his first experiences of battle.< Less
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
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Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American novelist, short story writer, poet and journalist. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist... More > tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel 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 battle. Overcome with shame, he longs for a wound—a "red badge of courage"—to counteract his cowardice. When his regiment once again faces the enemy, Henry acts as standard-bearer.< Less
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
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Young Henry Fleming has the romantic notions of the hero he will be when he enters his first battle, but his illusions are soon destroyed and he turns and runs. Ironically, he receives his ‘red... More > badge’ when a fellow soldier strikes his head with the butt of a gun. He sees a friend die and tries to find security in a secluded spot in the forest...and so begins the true battle of the story, the one that rages inside's the hero's soul.< Less
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
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Young Henry Fleming has the romantic notions of the hero he will be when he enters his first battle, but his illusions are soon destroyed and he turns and runs. Ironically, he receives his ‘red... More > badge’ when a fellow soldier strikes his head with the butt of a gun. He sees a friend die and tries to find security in a secluded spot in the forest...and so begins the true battle of the story, the one that rages inside's the hero's soul.< Less
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets By Stephen Crane
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Originally published under the pseudonym of Johnston Smith, this novella was Stephen Crane's first, large venture into the publishing world. Rejected by several publishing firms, Crane... More > self-published this work. Although it wasn't received well by the public at the time, this early work of Crane is important in relation to his later notoriety as an author< Less
War is Kind By Stephen Crane
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Stephen Crane's classic poem. Crane, author of the Civil War classic "Red Badge of Courage", offers a profound answer to the question of death in combat and the value of dying with courage... More > for a cause.< Less

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