The American poet, novelist and short story writer, Stephen Crane is known as one of the pioneers of modern American Naturalism in literature. His writing is characterised by a vivid intensity, distinctive dialects and irony. His main themes are fear, spiritual crisis and social isolation.
His Civil War novel, The Red Badge of Courage, a classic of American literature, won international acclaim.
A child was standing on a street-corner. He leaned with one shoulder against a high board fence and swayed the other to and fro, the while kicking carelessly at the gravel.
Sunshine beat upon the ...
Where the path wended across the ridge, the bushes of huckleberry and sweet fern swarmed at it in two curling waves until it was a mere winding line traced through a tangle. There was no interference ...