Stephen Crane: Selected Criticism

Bibliography Prepared by Mike Kelly


  • Bradley, Sculley, Richard Croom Beatty, E. Hudson Long, eds, The Red Badge of Courage:...Essays in Criticism. Norton Critical Editions. (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1962).


  • Conrad, Joseph, "His War Book: A Preface to Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage," in Last Essays (London: Dent, 1926): 175-183.


  • Cox, James, "The Red Badge of Courage: The Purity of War," Southern Humanities Review. 25(4) (1991): 305-20.


  • Curran, John E., Jr., "Nobody Seems to Know Where We Go: Uncertainty, History, and Irony in The Red Badge of Courage," American Literary Realism, 1870-1910. 26(1) (1993): 1-12.


  • Dooley, Patrick Kiaran, Stephen Crane: An Annotated Bibliography of Secondary Scholarship. (New York: Maxwell MacMillan Int., 1992).


  • Ford, Ford Madox, "Technique," Southern Review. I (1935): 20-35.


  • Green, Melissa, "Fleming's Escape" in The Red Badge of Courage: A Jungian Analysis, American Literary Realism, 1870-1910. 28(1) (1995): 80-91.


  • Hafer, Carol B., "The Red Badge of Absurdity: Irony in The Red Badge of Courage," College Language Association Journal. 14 (1971): 440-43.


  • Howarth, William L., "The Red Badge of Courage Manuscript: New Evidence for a Critical Edition," Studies in Bibliography. 18 (1965): 229-47.


  • Kent, Thomas L., "Epistemological Uncertainty in The Red Badge of Courage," Modern Fiction Studies 27(4) (1981-1982): 621-28.


  • Klotz, Marvin, "Romance or Realism?: Plot, Theme, and Character in The Red Badge of Courage," College Language Association Journal 6 (1962): 98-106.


  • Mitchell, Verner D., "Reading Race and Gender in Crane's The Red Badge of Courage," CLA Journal 40(1) (1996): 60-71.


  • Nagel, James, Stephen Crane and Literary Impressionism. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1980).


  • Newberry, Frederick, "The Red Badge of Courage and The Scarlet Letter," Arizonza Quarterly 38(2) (1982): 101-15.


  • Nye, Russell, "Stephen Crane as Social Critic," Modern Quarterly XI (1940): 48-54.


  • Rechnitz, Robert M., "Depersonalization and the Dream in The Red Badge of Courage," Studies in the Novel 6 (1974): 76-87.


  • Reynolds, Kirk M., "The Red Badge of Courage: What is Fleming Fleeing?," Literature & History-Third Series 12(1) (1987): 59-69.


  • Satterfield, Ben, "From Romance to Reality: The Accomplishment of Private Fleming," CLA Journal 24(4) (1981): 451-64.


  • Shaw, Mary Neff, "Henry Fleming's Heroics in The Red Badge of Courage: A Satiric Search for a Kinder, Gentler Heroism," Studies in the Novel 22(4) (1990): 418-28.


  • Shulman, Robert, "The Red Badge and Social Violence: Crane's Myth of His America," Canadian Review of American Studies. 12(1) (1981): 1-19.


  • Solomon, Eric, Stephen Crane: From Parody to Realism. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966).


  • Van Meter, Jan, "Sex and War in The Red Badge of Courage," Cultural Themes and Literary Criticism. 7 (1974): 71-90.


  • * Vanderbilt, Kermit, "From Rifleman to Flagbearer: Henry Fleming's Separate Peace in The Red Badge of Courage," Modern Fiction Studies. 11 (1966): 371-380.