Building Your Great Collection; One Fine Book at a Time. Publisher's brown paper-covered boards; with an Art Nouveau design by Will Bradley.
The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning.Upper spine tip frayed; lower rubbed. Small bookseller lable on lower rear paste-down. 8vo; 8.325 inches tall. Using heavy irony, the poem pretends to praise war's virtues while actually showing war's horrors including the death of a soldier, the sorrow of his loved ones, and the bloody battlefield on which he died. Crane likely drew inspiration from the brutality of the American Civil War War is Kind is Stephen Crane's second collection of poetry. Always in poor health, a year later he would be dead at a tragically young 28. Crane went through a period of ill-regard, but now is recognized as an innovative master within American literature.
Thomas Beer points out that Cranes search in aesthetic was governed by terror. No one since Poe so unerringly evoked that emotion. [kunitz] Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism.
He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation. [wiki] Ref: Bal 4083; Kunitz, 189; Garraty, 236-7; Stallman, 229. ABAA [American Booksellers Antiquarian Association].FABA [Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association]. IOBA [International Online Booksellers Association]. The Ephemera Society of America.
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