Stephen Crane

Literary Birthday – 1 November – Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane was born 1 November 1871, and died 5 June 1900.


  1. Every sin is the result of collaboration.
  2. It perhaps might be said—if any one dared—that the most worthless literature of the world has been that which has been written by the men of one nation concerning the men of another.
  3. A serious prophet upon predicting a flood should be the first man to climb a tree. This would demonstrate that he was indeed a seer.

Stephen Crane was an American novelist, poet, and journalist. He is one of the founders of Literary realism. He is best known for his novel, The Red Badge of Courage. Crane became a highly paid war correspondent for William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. Crane died of tuberculosis when he was just 28.


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by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 1st November 2012