Author Archives: Donna Campbell

About Donna Campbell

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, “Legends” from The Bookman (1896)

I. A man builded a bugle / for the storms to blow. / The focussed winds hurled him afar. / He said that the instrument was a failure. II. When the suicide arrived at the sky, the people there asked … Continue reading

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March 2016: Queries and Replies

Dear People, There appears to be some question whether Burleigh was a real person yes or know. I’ve a note from his printed letterhead revering to the Henry Ward Beecher case, by writing down a poem by a Scotch woman … Continue reading

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Stephen Crane Panel at ALA 2016

Stephen Crane Society Chair: Paul Sorrentino     “Falling Stories: Disability and Cinematic Naturalism in Stephen Crane’s City Sketches,” Donna Campbell, Washington State University “‘In this awkward situation he was simply perfect’: Awkwardly Unsettling Minstrel Humor and Lynching Apologetics in … Continue reading

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The Black Riders (word cloud)

All the words in The Black Riders. 

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Extended Deadline (1.17.16): Stephen Crane Panels at ALA

CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.17.16) The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 26-29, 2016. All topics are welcome. … Continue reading

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CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.10.16)

CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.10.16) The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 26-29, 2016. All topics are welcome. … Continue reading

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On this day in 1895: PUBLISHERS’ WEEKLY announces publication of THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE

“1895. PUBLISHERS’ WEEKLY announces publication of THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE.”

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