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 published several articles 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 Ameri...
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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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In Memoriam A. H. H.: 96. You Say, But With No Touch Of Sco
 by Alfred Lord Tennyson

You say, but with no touch of scorn,
Sweet-hearted, you, whose light-blue eyes
Are tender over drowning flies,
You tell me, doubt is Devil-born.
I know not: one indeed I knew
In many a subtle question versed,
Who touch'd a jarring lyre at first,
But ever strove to make it true:
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