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 spirit sped
- I saw a man pursuing the horizon
- A god in wrath
- A man went before a strange God
- Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind
- A man saw a ball of gold in the sky;
- "It was wrong to do this," said the ange...
- A newspaper is a collection of half-inju...
- And you love me
- A youth in apparel that glittered
- A man feared that he might find an assas...
- A learned man came to me once
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