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Stephen Crane
(1871 - 1900)

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1871 Born 1 November in Newark, NJ
1885 Attends Pennington Seminary
1888 Attends Hudson River Institute in NY
1890 Enters Lafayette College as a mining engineering student
1891 Transfers to Syracuse University; works as correspondent for the New York Tribune
1892 Publishes Sullivan County Sketches in the New York Tribune in July; he is fired later in the year for his saracastic article on the Junior Order of United American Mechanics
1893 Crane publishes Maggie: A Girl of the Streets under the pseudonym Johnston Smith
1894 An abridged version of The Red Badge of Courage is published, other short stories and social sketches appear in The Arena and New York Press
1895 Travels in the American West and Mexico while writing articles for the Bacheller-Johnson Syndicate; The Black Riders and Other Lines and a complete version of The Red Badge of Courage are published
1896 Geroge's Mother (a revised version of Maggie: A Girl of the Streets) and The Little Regiment and Other Episodes of the American Civil War are published
1897 En route to Cuba, Crane and the vessel the Commodore are shipwrecked off the Florida coast; The Third Violet published; moves to England with Cora Taylor; works as a journalist during the Greco-Turkish War
1898 Works as a reporter during the Spanish-American War; The Open Boat and Other Tales of Adventure, "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," "Death and the Child," "The Monster," and "The Blue Hotel" published
1899 War is Kind, The Monster and Other Stories, and Active Service published; begins writing The O'Ruddy
1900 Dies 5 June in a sanitorium in Badenweiler, Germany; Whilomville Stories and Wounds in the Rain are published posthumously
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