The Red Badge of Courage ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage

Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: February 2004
ISBN: 9780553898422
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$1.99
The Red Badge of Courage was published in 1895, when its author, an impoverished writer living a bohemian life in New York, was only twenty-three. It immediately became a bestseller, and Stephen Crane became famous. Crane set out to create "a psychological portrayal of fear." Henry Fleming, a Union Army volunteer in the Civil War, thinks "that perhaps in a battle he might run....As far as war was concerned he knew nothing of himself." And he does run in his first battle, full of fear and then remorse. He encounters a grotesquely rotting corpse propped against a tree, and a column of wounded men, one of whom is a friend who dies horribly in front of him. Fleming receives his own "red badge" when a fellow soldier hits him in the head with a gun. "The idea of falling like heroes on ceremonial battlefields," Ford Madox Ford remarked later, "was gone forever." Shelby Foote, author of The Civil
The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with afford-
able hardbound editions of impor-
tant works of literature and thought. For the Modern Library's seventy-
fifth anniversary, Random House redesigned the series, restoring
as its emblem the running torch-
bearer created by Lucian Bernhard in 1925 and refurbishing jackets, bindings, and type, as well as inau-
gurating a new program of selecting titles. The Modern Library continues to provide the world's best books, at the best prices.


From the Hardcover edition.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
The Red Badge of Courage ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
329 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Stephen Crane
The Monster and Other Stories ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Stephen Crane
The Monster and Other Stories
Stephen Crane
The Floating Press, October 2016
ISBN: 9781776671175
Format: ePub
Our price: $3.99
Men, Women, and Boats ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Stephen Crane
Men, Women, and Boats
Stephen Crane & Vincent Starrett
The Floating Press, December 2015
ISBN: 9781776594894
Format: ePub
Our price: $3.99
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (Wisehouse Classics Edition) ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Stephen Crane
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (Wisehouse Classics - with original illustrations)
Stephen Crane
Wisehouse Classics, November 2015
ISBN: 9789176370483
Format: ePub
Our price: Free
The O'Ruddy ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Robert Barr
The O'Ruddy
Robert Barr & Stephen Crane
White Press, July 2015
ISBN: 9781473372061
Format: ePub
List Price: $2.49 Our price: $1.99
Recently Viewed Products