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Stephen Crane

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Newark

CURRENT STATE/PROVIDENCE

New Jersey

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United States of America

Stephen Townly Crane, the iconoclastic novelist, poet, short-story writer, journalist, and war correspondent who propelled American literature into the modernist age, was born in Newark, New Jersey, on November 1, 1871. The origins of his genius will perhaps always remain elusive: he was of the opinion that 'writing was a business like any other' and believed that 'one could train one's mind to observe and a man should be able to say something worthwhile about any event.' Crane's tragically abbreviated career, which spanned less than ten years, dates from 1892, when the New York "Tribune" prin

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