The Red Badge of Courage Author:Stephen Crane This was the Civil War, the War Between the States, a war of brogher against brother. It was one of the bloodiest and most tragic wars in history. — So great were Crane's imaginative genius and descriptive powers that veterans of this same war praised his realism. It is against this background that Crane tells the story of a young, frightened s... more »oldier who finds maturity under the stress of combat, a hero so humanly portrayed that he might be any soldier in any war.
The Red Badge of Courage,a great American novel, is universally regarded as a clasic story of war.« less