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The Double Life of Stephen Crane : A Biography

Benfey, Christopher

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ISBN 10: 0394568648 / ISBN 13: 9780394568645
Published by Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Double Life of Stephen Crane : A ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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A reassessment of the the quintessential nineteenth-century American writer chronicles Crane's life and literary work and argues that the writer, successful at a young age, attempted to live the life his works portrayed

From Publishers Weekly:

In an effort to clear away the mists surrounding Crane's short life (1871-1899) Benfey ( Emily Dickinson ) advances the interesting hypothesis that Crane's life was foreshadowed and dictated by his fiction. As a reporter Crane experienced the horrors of war (Spanish-American) only after he wrote The Red Badge of Courage ; years before a common-law marriage to a former madam, he wrote Maggie: A Girl of the Streets . Benfey supports his thesis with a detailed analysis of Crane's life and works including the often overlooked poetry ( The Black Riders ) and his less well-known novels and short stories. While he makes a contribution to the evolving scholarly criticism of Crane's writings, his conjectures concerning the writer's life, due to a lack of documentary evidence, remain speculative. Illustrated.
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