Book Review: Stephen Crane's Novel of the Civil War: The Red Badge of Courage: An Historically Annotated Edition (edited by Charles J. LaRocca) : CWT | HistoryNet MENU

Book Review: Stephen Crane’s Novel of the Civil War: The Red Badge of Courage: An Historically Annotated Edition (edited by Charles J. LaRocca) : CWT

8/12/2001 • Civil War Times, Reviews

STEVEN CRANE’S NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR: THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE: AN HISTORICALLY ANNOTATED EDITION
Stephen Crane’s Novel of the Civil War: The Red Badge of Courage: An Historically Annotated Edition, edited by Charles J. LaRocca, Purple Mountain, Fleischmanns, NY, 212 pages, hardcover, $29.00. Asserting that Crane’s masterpiece was based on the 124th New York Infantry’s experience in the Battle of Chancellorsville, LaRocca draws parallels, page by page, between the actual and fictional events.

 

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