Stephen Crane, 'The Red Badge of Courage,' a Signet Classic, published by the New American Library, first published in 1895, this copy is the seventh printing of May, 1964.
The Red Badge of Courage and Selected Stories is a 224 page paperback measuring 7" x 4 1/8". The condition is very good.
A pioneer in the realistic school of American fiction, and a forerunner of Ernest Hemingway, Stephen Crane probed the thoughts and actions of trapped or baited men fighting the destructive forces in nature, in other human beings, and in themselves...
Here published compete from the original manuscripts if Crane's masterpiece, one of the great war novels of all time--The Red Badge of Courage...together with four of his best-known short stories (The Open Boat, The Blue Hotel, The Upturned Face, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky). Outstanding for their psychological portrayal of violent emotions keyed in quiet tension, they reveal the insight and narrative skill of "one of the clearest cases of genius in American fiction." --Carl Van Doren