Who is Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Prolific throughout his short life, he 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.

The ninth surviving child of Methodist parents, Crane began writing at the age of four and had several articles published by the age of 16. Having little interest in university studies though he was active in a fraternity, he left Syracuse University in 1891 to work as a reporter and writer. Crane's first novel was the 1893 Bowery tale Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, generally considered by critics to be the first work of American lite...
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Stephen Crane Poems

  • Sollte Die Weite Welt Fortrollen
    Sollte die weite Welt fortrollen
    Hinterlassend schwarzes Entsetzen
    Endlose Nacht
    Nicht Gott oder Mensch oder ein Platz zum Stehen wären mir unentbehrlich ...
  • Man, The
    A man said to the universe,
    "Sir, I exist!"
    "However," replied the universe,
    "The fact has not created in me ...
  • A Slant Of Sun On Dull Brown Walls
    A slant of sun on dull brown walls,
    A forgotten sky of bashful blue.

    Toward God a mighty hymn, ...
  • Mystic Shadow
    Mystic shadow, bending near me,
    Who art thou?
    Whence come ye?
    And -- tell me -- is it fair ...
  • I Looked Here
    I looked here;
    I looked there;
    Nowhere could I see my love.
    And -- this time -- ...
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God 26 Sky 17 Heart 16 Black 16 Place 15 Good 12 World 12 Wind 11 Blue 10 I Love You 9

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Excepter: kdk12: the blue hotel. the influence of the stephen crane tale on stanley kubrick's the shining, or variations on "just because you're paranoid, don't mean they're not after you."
Nihlist_crane: we call this "the stephen harper"
Joseangelglanda: retropost, 2012: stephen crane
Riverbendernews: madison county coroner stephen p. nonn has identified an owensboro, kentucky, man that tragically lost his life following a job site-related accident at the philips 66 refinery, 900 south central, roxana.
Studiopatco: “a serious prophet upon predicting a flood should be the first man to climb a tree. this would demonstrate that he was indeed a seer.” — stephen crane, “the red badge of courage”
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Her Toys
 by Robert Service

I sat her in her baby chair,
And set upon its tray
Her kewpie doll and teddy bear,
But no, she would not play.
Although they looked so wistfully
Her favour to implore,
She laughed at me with elfin glee
And dashed them to the floor.

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