Red Badge of Courage, The

Red Badge of Courage, The

young Civil War recruit Henry Fleming receives his baptism of fire. [Am. Lit.: Stephen Crane The Red Badge of Courage]
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In his novella, Red Badge Of Courage, the American author Stephen Crane immersed his central character, Private Henry Fleming, in the midst of the bloody conflict that was the American Civil War.
Using as examples two radically different classic texts, Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle" and Stephen Crane's The red badge of courage, the article reflects on the scope (limits) of politicization of literary discourse in the guise of direct contextualization and radical recontextualization.
Suddenly, in 1895, the publication of Red Badge of Courage, The, a subtle, impressionistic study of a young soldier, and of his first book of poems, The Black Riders, brought him international fame.
Red Badge of Courage, The: An Episode of the American Civil War