Private Fleming at Chancellorsville: The Red Badge of Courage and the Civil War

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Famous for its insight into a young, inexperienced soldier's psychology, Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage has long been assumed to have been based on little more than magazine articles and veterans' reminiscences. It also has been subject to various misreadings, including ones unduly influenced by fictional responses to the wars of the twentieth century. Perry Lentz now draws on more than three decades of teaching the novel and his own experience as a historical novelist to plumb the historical realities that ...

Private Fleming at Chancellorsville: The Red Badge of Courage and the Civil War 2006, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826216540

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