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Stephen Crane

A Life of Fire

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674049536

Publication Date: 06/05/2014

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520 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones, insert

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  • Introduction
  • Prologue: Final Days, January–June 1900
  • I. The Wrenches of Childhood
    • 1. Roots and Beginnings: 1635–1871
    • 2. Childhood: 1871–1884
    • 3. The Holiness Controversy: 1874–1879
    • 4. Onward to Port Jervis: March 1878–February 1880
    • 5. Schooling at Asbury Park, Pennington, Claverack: March 1880–Spring 1890
    • 6. College at Lafayette and Syracuse: September 1890–May 1891
  • II. Learning the Craft
    • 7. Fledgling Writer: 1887–December 1891
    • 8. Satirist in Asbury Park: Summer 1892
    • 9. Maggie: September 1892–March 1893
    • 10. Genesis of The Red Badge of Courage: 1893–February 1894
    • 11. Struggling Artist, Poet at Work: February–March 1894
    • 12. Frustrated Artist: April–December 1894
    • 13. On the Verge of Celebrity: January–October 1895
  • III. Fame, Notoriety, an Altered Point of View
    • 14. International Fame: Fall 1895–Spring 1896
    • 15. Price of Fame: January–September 1896
    • 16. The Dora Clark Incident: Fall 1896
    • 17. Jacksonville: November–December 1896
    • 18. The Commodore Incident: January 1897
    • 19. The Greco–Turkish War: January–May 1897
  • IV. New Start, Old Habits
    • 20. Ravensbrook, Harold Frederic, Joseph Conrad: June–October 1897
    • 21. Creative Outburst: October 1897–April 1898
    • 22. Prelude to War: January–May 1898
    • 23. War in Cuba: June–July 1898
    • 24. New York City, Adirondacks, Puerto Rico: July–August 1898
    • 25. Havana: September–December 1898
  • V. Search for Respectability, Country Squire
    • 26. Brede Place, Return to Childhood, Another Potboiler: January–June 1899
    • 27. Brede Place Visitors, Return to Ancestry: June–August 1899
    • 28. Trips to Europe, Final Celebration, Badenweiler: September 1899–June 1900
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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