Stephen Crane
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Born: November 1, 1871

Died: June 5, 1900 (aged 28)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Stephen Crane was an American novelist, short story writer, poet and journalist. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation.

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