IN THE REVIEW

Stephen Crane to the Rescue

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume I, Bowery Tales

edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by James B. Colvert

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume IV, The O'Ruddy

edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by J.C. Levenson
A brief sketch by Stephen Crane, “An Eloquence of Grief,” written about 1896 when he was still a New York reporter haunting police courts, is a rather cryptic, imaginative account of a routine case and conviction, and it contains a theme which dominated his vast literary output and meteoric short …