Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Stephen Crane which are The Red Badge of Courage and Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. Novels selected for this book: - The Red Badge of Courage. - Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. One of America's most influential realist writers, Stephen Crane produced works that have been credited with establishing the foundations of modern American naturalism. His Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage realistically depicts the psychological complexities of battlefield emotion and has become a literary classic. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.