Active Service: A Novel

International association of newspapers and authors
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International association of newspapers and authors
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Dec 31, 1901
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345
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The American novelist Stephen Crane is now recognised by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation. Having won international acclaim in 1895 for his Civil War novel ‘The Red Badge of Courage’, Crane was prolific throughout his short life, creating notable works in the Realist and American Naturalism traditions.  Now readers can enjoy Crane’s complete published works for the first in publishing history in a single volume. This comprehensive eBook presents numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and a wealth of bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Crane's life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL 6 novels, with individual contents tables
* Includes the scarce novel GEORGE’S MOTHER, available in no other digital collection
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* All the short story collections, including the rare THE OPEN BOAT AND OTHER TALES OF ADVENTURE, appearing in this digital collection for the first time
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Includes Crane's posthumously published non-fiction work GREAT BATTLES OF THE WORLD, fully illustrated
* Special ‘Contextual Pieces’ section, with many essays and reviews evaluating Crane’s contribution to literature and his life and times
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: some rare uncollected short stories, poems and news reports cannot appear in this collection due to copyright restrictions. When these texts enter the public domain, they will be added to the collection as a free update.

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CONTENTS:

The Novels
MAGGIE: A GIRL OF THE STREETS
THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE
GEORGE’S MOTHER
THE THIRD VIOLET
ACTIVE SERVICE
THE O’RUDDY

The Short Story Collections
THE LITTLE REGIMENT AND OTHER EPISODES FROM THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
THE OPEN BOAT AND OTHER TALES OF ADVENTURE
THE MONSTER AND OTHER STORIES
WHILOMVILLE STORIES
WOUNDS IN THE RAIN: WAR STORIES
THE MONSTER

The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Poetry Collections
THE BLACK RIDERS AND OTHER LINES
WAR IS KIND

The Non-Fiction
GREAT BATTLES OF THE WORLD

Contextual Pieces
LIST OF ESSAYS AND REVIEWS

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The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1) assembles 34 of the greatest stories ever written by American authors -- including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Ambrose Bierce, Edgar Allan Poe, Bret Harte, Sherwood Anderson, Mark Twain, O. Henry, Jack London, and Stephen Crane. Includes multiple stories per author, their most famous short works, along with biographical notes.

Complete contents:

YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
THE CELESTIAL RAILROAD, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
THE GREAT STONE FACE, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
ETHAN BRAND, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
RIP VAN WINKLE, by Washington Irving
THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, by Washington Irving
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A POCKET-HANDKERCHIEF by James Fenimore Cooper
THE DAMNED THING, by Ambrose Bierce
AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK, by Ambrose Bierce
THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, by Edgar Allan Poe
THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO, by Edgar Allan Poe
THE PURLOINED LETTER, by Edgar Allan Poe
THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM, by Edgar Allan Poe
THE PREMATURE BURIAL, by Edgar Allan Poe
THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE, by Edgar Allan Poe
THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP, by Bret Harte
THE OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT, by Bret Hartev HANDS, by Sherwood Anderson
I’M A FOOL, by Sherwood Anderson
THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG, by Mark Twain
THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY, by Mark Twain
THE GIFT OF THE MAGI, by O. Henry
THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF, by O. Henry
THE COP AND THE ANTHEM, by O. Henry
A RETRIEVED REFORMATION, by O. Henry
THE DUPLICITY OF HARGRAVES, by O. Henry
TO BUILD A FIRE, by Jack London
AN ODYSSEY OF THE NORTH, by Jack London
LOVE OF LIFE, by Jack London
THE HEATHEN, by Jack London
THE PEARLS OF PARLAY, by Jack London
THE BRIDE COMES TO YELLOW SKY, by Stephen Crane
THE MONSTER, by Stephen Crane
THE BLUE HOTEL, by Stephen Crane

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