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War Is Kind

War Is Kind


by Stephen Crane

War Is Kind Resources


All About Crane

Here's a short biography of Stephen Crane, if you want to get in, get out, and get the lowdown.

Go Home

Check out the Stephen Crane House in New Jersey, where he once lived.

Crane the Correspondent

Here's a site about the Spanish-American War, which Crane covered as a correspondent. We're betting that played a big role in his writing poems like "War Is Kind."


Slideshow Poem

Listen to the poem read aloud to images of war, with the Pearl Harbor soundtrack in the background, to make things extra cheesy.


Hear it All Right Here

Check out this reading of not just the poem but also of the whole volume that contained the poem, War Is Kind and Other Lines.


Why So Serious Steve?

Here's your new favorite poet with your new favorite mustache.

Crane's Old Haunt

Check out the house where Crane spent a large part of his life.

Articles and Interviews

Crane the Baseballer

America's favorite pastime was also one of Crane's favorite pastimes.

Crane Reports from the Front Lines

Here are some excerpts from Crane's war correspondence, so you can get a feel for his real life experiences.

Mr. Nice Guy

The great novelist Joseph Conrad recounts how Crane gave his (Conrad's) son a dog.


The Whole Kit and Kaboodle

Check out the online version of the entire volume of poems in which "War Is Kind" appeared.

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