The Red Badge of Courage and the Veteran (The Works of Stephen Crane, Vol 1)
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Published by Reprint Services Corporation .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Literature,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9409209M
ISBN 100781224268
ISBN 109780781224260

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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. He experiences tedious waiting, not immediate glory. The new enlistees may doubt the veracity of the tales told by the veterans. Both groups know that, at some point, the reality of a battle will resolve this issue. The use of dialect is established in Chapter 1, and it continues throughout the book. The Red Badge of Courage. Throughout the novel, Crane refers to Henry as “the young soldier” and “the youth.”. Both the best and worst characteristics of Henry’s youth mark him. Unlike the veteran soldiers whom he encounters during his first battle, Henry is not jaded.   Book Overview. One of the greatest works of American literature, The Red Badge of Courage gazes fearlessly into the bright hell of war through the eyes of one young soldier, the reluctant Henry Fleming. Written by Stephen Crane at the age of twenty-one, the novel imagines the Civil War's terror and loss with an unblinking vision so modern and 5/5(5).

Following its initial appearance in serial form, Stephen Crane s The Red Badge of Courage was published as a complete work in and quickly became the benchmark for modern anti-war literature. Although the exact battle is never identified, Crane based this story of a soldier s experiences during the American Civil War on the Battle of Chancellorsville/5(K). Free download or read online The Red Badge of Courage pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Stephen Crane. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Henry Fleming. Read The Red Badge of Courage by author Stephen Crane, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available.   Ernest Hemingway declared, "There was no real literature of our Civil War until Stephen Crane wrote The Red Badge of Courage." This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes the short story "The Veteran," Crane's tale of an aged Civil War soldier looking back at his :