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The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane
The Red Badge of Courage
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Small masterpiece set the pattern for the treatment of war in modern fiction. Amid the nightmarish chaos of a Civil War battle, a young soldier discovers courage, humility, and, perhaps, wisdom. Widely praised for uncanny re-creation of the sights, sounds, and sense of actual combat. An enduring... show more
Small masterpiece set the pattern for the treatment of war in modern fiction. Amid the nightmarish chaos of a Civil War battle, a young soldier discovers courage, humility, and, perhaps, wisdom. Widely praised for uncanny re-creation of the sights, sounds, and sense of actual combat. An enduring landmark of American fiction.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486264653 (0486264653)
ASIN: 486264653
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
3.0 Why Did I Choose This for the Start?
I decided that the girls were going to study Civil War for History and to double dip with Literature that covers the topic, too. This is an iconic classic of the Civil War. I remember reading it many years ago. I flew through it, too, not noting some of the things that I saw when I was reading this ...
JackieLoz
JackieLoz rated it
4.0 The Red Badge of Courage
Beautifully written, although quite gruesome at times.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
3.0 The Red Badge of Courage
I remember reading this in high school. It's good, but I wouldn't say it's a "must read."
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
3.0 The Red Badge of Courage
I remember reading this in high school. It's good, but I wouldn't say it's a "must read."
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
3.0 The Red Badge of Courage
Interesting from a literary and historical standpoint, but dull to the modern reader in many ways.
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