an American novelist, short story writer, poet and journalist. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation.
The eighth surviving child of Methodist Protestant parents, Crane began writing at the age of four and had published several articles by the age of 16. Having little interest in university studies, he left school in 1891 and began work as a reporter and writer. Crane's first novel was the 1893 Bowery tale Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, which critics generally consider the first ... more »
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- A man said to the universe:
- In the desert
- A man went before a strange God
- A spirit sped
- And you love me
- I saw a man pursuing the horizon
- A youth in apparel that glittered
- "It was wrong to do this," said the ange...
- A man saw a ball of gold in the sky;
- A man feared that he might find an assas...
- Blustering God,
- A learned man came to me once
- A god in wrath
- Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind
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