Stephen Crane | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by William M. Morgan

This literature criticism consists of approximately 39 pages of analysis & critique of Stephen Crane.
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Critical Essay by William M. Morgan

SOURCE: Morgan, William M. “Between Conquest and Care: Masculinity and Community in Stephen Crane's ‘The Monster.’” Arizona Quarterly 56, no. 3 (autumn 2000): 63-92.

In the following essay, Morgan explores the constitution of white masculinity in “The Monster” and how this is called into question through division of community.

“The Monster” (1897) was penned while Stephen Crane lived in exile in England and shortly before he made his mark as a front-line reporter during the Spanish-American War. The novella records Crane's ambivalence toward the strenuous ethos of white masculinity that Theodore Roosevelt championed and came to embody, and that Crane often represented in his journalism during the 1890s. TR's triumph over his own sickly Victorian adolescence and then over the bodies of racial others to become...

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