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Another attempt at playwriting was his "Spanish-American War Play," unpublished in Crane's lifetime but recently included in The War Dispatches of Stephen Crane (1964): this two-act drama gives a mildly amusing but superficial picture of stereotyped national traits against the background of a real conflict that the author had seen at first hand. Only a fragment of the text of "The Ghost" — his English play — has reached us so far and it is difficult to take seriously what was meant to be a mere Christmas entertainment.

He was deeply conscious of man's littleness and of God's overbearing power. Man's wanderings on the earth were pictured by him as those of a lonely pilgrim in a pathless universe. Crane's phraseology comes directly from the Bible, the sermons, and the hymns which had shaped his language during his youth. The topography of his stories, where hills, mountains, rivers, and meadows appear under symbolic suns or moons is, to a large extent, an abstraction fraught with religious or moral significance.

The New York City Sketches of Stephen Crane and Related Pieces, edited by R. W. Stallman and E. R. Hagemann. New York: New York University Press, 1966. Stephen Crane: Sullivan County Tales and Sketches, edited by R. W. Stallman. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1968. WAR DISPATCHES The War Dispatches of Stephen Crane, edited by R. W. Stallman and E. R. Hagemann. New York: New York University Press, 1964. POETRY AND PLAYS The Black Riders and Other Lines. Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895. A Souvenir and a Medley.

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