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Stephen Crane

Novelist, Poet, Journalist (1-Nov-1871 — 5-Jun-1900)


Lars ┼hnebrink. The Beginning of Naturalism in American Fiction: A Study of the Works of Hamlin Garland, Stephen Crane, and Frank Norris with Special Reference to Some European Influences, 1891-1903. Uppsala: A. B. Lundequistska Bokhandeln. 1950. 506pp.

Maurice Bassan (editor). Stephen Crane: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1967.

Thomas Beer. Stephen Crane: A Study in American Letters. Kessinger Publishing Company. 2003.

Christopher Benfey. The Double Life of Stephen Crane. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1992. 294pp.

John Berryman. Stephen Crane. New York: William Sloane Associates. 1950. 347pp.

William Brown. The Material Unconscious: American Amusement, Stephen Crane, and the Economics of Play. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1996. 384pp.

Keith Gandal. Virtues of the Vicious: Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane and the Spectacle of the Slum. Oxford University Press. 1997. 216pp.

Maxwell Geismar. Rebels and Ancestors: A Critical Study of Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, Jack London, Ellen Glasgow & Theodore Dreiser. London: Allen. 1954. 435pp.

Donald Gibson. The Fiction of Stephen Crane. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press. 1968.

Thomas A. Gullason (editor). Stephen Crane's Career: Perspectives and Evaluations. New York, NY: New York University Press. 1972. 532pp.

David Halliburton. The Color of the Sky: A Study of Stephen Crane. Cambridge University Press. 1989.

Danie G. Hoffman. The Poetry of Stephen Crane. New York: Columbia University Press. 1957. Critical study, some poems included.

Corwin Linson. My Stephen Crane. Syracuse Syracuse University Press. 1958.

Giorgio Mariani. Spectacular Narratives: Representations of Class and War in Stephen Crane and the American 1890s. Pieterlen, Switzerland: Peter Lang. 1992. 184pp.

Holton Milne. Cylinder of Vision: The Fiction & Journalistic Writings of Stephen Crane. Louisiana State University Press. 1972.

George E. Monteiro. Stephen Crane's Blue Badge of Courage. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. 2000. 280pp.

James Nagel. Stephen Crane and Literary Impressionism. Pennsylvania State University Press. 1980.

Michael Robertson. Stephen Crane, Journalism, and the Making of Modern American Literature. Columbia University Press. 1997. 216pp.

Alan Robert Slotkin. The Language of Stephen Crane's Bowery Tales: Developing Mastery of Character Diction. Garland/Taylor & Francis. 1993. 150pp.

Paul Sorrentino (editor). Stephen Crane Remembered. University Alabama Press. 2006. 385pp.

R. W. Stallman. Stephen Crane: Biography. New York: George Braziller. 1968. 664pp.

R. W. Stallman; Lillian Gilkes (editors). Stephen Crane: Letters. London: Peter Owen. 1960.

Vincent Starrett. Stephen Crane: A Bibliography. Philadelphia, PA: Centaur Book Shop. 1923. A 1948 edition was prepared by Starrett and Ames W. Williams.

Stanley Wertheim. Stephen Crane Encyclopedia. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1997. 413pp.

Stanley Wertheim; Paul Sorrentino (editors). The Correspondence of Stephen Crane. Columbia University Press. 1988. 772pp.

Stanley Wertheim; Paul Sorrentino. The Crane Log: A Documentary Life of Stephen Crane, 1871-1900. G. K. Hall. 1994. 500pp.

Chester Wolford. Stephen Crane: A Study of the Short Fiction. Twayne. 1989. 154pp.


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  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.247)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.359)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.234)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.59)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.172)

  12. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.188-90)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.235)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.160)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.127)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.198)

  17. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.193)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.57)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.4)

  20. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.104)

  21. Literary Journalism: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors (p.55)

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