Author Archives: Donna Campbell

About Donna Campbell

Associate Professor of English, Washington State University. Late nineteenth- and early 20th-century Americanist and digital humanities. http://www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/ and http://www.donnamcampbell.wordpress.com

Stephen Crane Presentations at ALA 2015

Full ALA Program: http://americanliteratureassociation.org/calls/annual-conference/ Saturday May 23, 2015 Session 17-I: 12:40-2:00 A discussion of Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage led by James Nagel, University of Georgia jnagel@uga.edu Friday May 22, 2015 9:40 – 11:00 am Session 8-M Stephen … Continue reading

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February 1, 1895: Stephen Crane Meets Willa Cather

“1895. Crane arrives in Nebraska to cover the destitution and starvation wrought by the previous summer’s drought and the extremely cold winter of 1894-95. In the evening, he meets Willa Cather, who in December had copy edited THE RED BADGE … Continue reading

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CFP: ALA Symposium on God and the American Writer (Deadline 12.1.14)

Dear ALA Affiliated Societies: Many of you have heard about this ALA-sponsored symposium through postings on other sites, but I wanted to make sure that all of the ALA affiliated groups new about the upcoming symposium on “God and the … Continue reading

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Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2015 (Deadline: 1.10.15)

Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2015 The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, on May 21-24, 2015. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a … Continue reading

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Stephen Crane in the News: NY Times Review of Stephen Crane: A Life of Fire

From http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/03/books/review/stephen-crane-a-life-of-fire-by-paul-sorrentino.html?smid=tw-share Mind Ablaze ‘Stephen Crane: A Life of Fire,’ by Paul Sorrentino By JAYNE ANNE PHILLIPS AUG. 1, 2014 Photo Stephen Crane, circa 1895. CreditPhotoQuest/Getty Images Stephen Crane, whose likeness appears on the album cover of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely … Continue reading

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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 http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674049536 [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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