Author Archives: Donna Campbell

About Donna Campbell

Associate Professor of English, Washington State University. Late nineteenth- and early 20th-century Americanist and digital humanities.

Stephen Crane in the News: THE RED AND THE SCARLET: The hectic career of Stephen Crane. BY CALEB CRAIN

From The New Yorker: THE RED AND THE SCARLET The hectic career of Stephen Crane. BY CALEB CRAIN JUNE 30, 2014 Early readers of “The Red Badge of Courage” assumed that its author was a war veteran. In Stephen Crane’s novel … Continue reading

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New Books: Stephen Crane: A Life of Fire

Stephen Crane A Life of Fire Paul Sorrentino Harvard University Press [From the Harvard University Press web site] With the exception of Poe, no American writer has proven as challenging to biographers as the author of The Red Badge of Courage. … Continue reading

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Crane Queries: Mary Helen Peck Crane Archives?

I’m a graduate student at Baylor University doing research on Stephen Crane and his mother. I know it must seem strange getting an email out of the blue, but I’m just about out of luck researching on my own.  I … Continue reading

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Stephen Crane Panels at ALA in Washington, D.C.

Friday, May 23, 2014 Session 10-B Culture and Context in Stephen Crane’s Work 12:40-2:00 p.m. Organized by the Stephen Crane Society Chair: Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech 1. “Creative Destruction: Conflagration, The Newspaper Sketch, and Stephen Crane’s ‘The Monster,’” Jennifer Travis, … Continue reading

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February 1895-1896: Stephen Crane Around the Web

Feb[2] 1896. In a letter to editor Ripley Hitchcock, Crane notes, “I see also that they are beginning to charge me with having played base ball. I am rather more proud of my base ball ability than of some other … Continue reading

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CFP: Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2014 (Deadline: 1.10.2014)

Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society ALA 2014 The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 22-25 May 2014. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are … Continue reading

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Stephen Crane in the News: “When a Crowd Gathers” at LOA

From Stephen Crane’s sketches and articles for New York newspapers often describe people seen or things experienced on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The following narrative, originally published in The New York Press in 1894, is characteristic in its description of life … Continue reading

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