It is likely that the Spanish reader (except for the lover of the war genre) has not heard too much of Stephen Crane, the last obsession of Paul Auster.
The New York trilogy author returns to the libraries with the immortal flame of Stephen Crane (Seix Barral), a marathon and ultraentious biography of almost a thousand pages over a brought writer, the first American modernist, a precocious, adventurous and fiery
He wrote works such as the red insignia of value, "the only novel about the civil war that still has" before dying at 28, when the twentieth century has just been released.
Crane is "the American response to Keats and Shelley, Schubert and Mozart," says Auster, who is already engaged in the next project: an essay on the use of weapons in him.
Updated Date: 21 September 2021, 07:31