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The Open Boat

 

First published in 1898 and based on Stephen Crane’s experience of the sinking of the U.S.S. Commodore, “The Open Boat” tells the story of four men adrift in a boat off the coast of Florida after a shipwreck. Crane uses the men’s ordeal to explore the human relationship to the natural world.

 

 

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

 

  • Crane, Stephen
  • Open Boat

 

 

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

 

  • PS1449 .C85

 

 

Circulating Books – A Selected List

 

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.).  Stephen Crane.  1987.

                       Call Number:  PS1449.C85 Z925 1987

  • Cady, Edwin H.  Stephen Crane.  1980.

                      Call Number:  PS1449.C85 Z575 1980

  • Crane, Stephen.  The Open Boat and Other Stories.  1993.

                        Call Number:  PS1449.C85 A6 1993

  • Gibson, Donald B.  The Fiction of Stephen Crane.  1968.

                        Call Number:  PS1449.C85 Z62

  • Szumski, Bonnie (ed.). Readings on Stephen Crane.  1998.

                        Call Number:  PS1449.C85 Z82 1998

  • Wolford, Chester L.  Stephen Crane: A Study of the Short Fiction.  1989.

                     Call Number:  PS1449.C85 Z984 1989

 

 

Reference Materials

 

  • Critical Survey of Short Fiction. 2nd Revised Ed.  Call Number: REF PN3321 .C7 2001

o   Pg. 657

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition) Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o   Vol. 5, pg. 3026-28

  • Schaefer, Michael. A Reader’s Guide to the Short Stories of Stephen Crane.  1996.

                     Call Number:  REF PS1449 .C85 Z824 1996

  • Short Story CriticismCall Number:  PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 7, pg. 100-01, 103-04, 107-13, 116-18, 120, 140, 142-43, 145, 148-49, 151-53

o   Vol. 56, pg. 58, 60-6, 82-4, 88-9, 105

o   Vol. 70, pg. 28-167

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 4, pg. 197-216

  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism Call Number:  REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 11, pg. 125, 127, 136, 139-41, 146, 148, 158, 160, 162-64, 167

o   Vol. 17, pg. 65-7, 78, 82

o   Vol. 32, pg. 150, 165

 

 

Research Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

 

  • Academic Search Complete
  • JSTOR
  • Literature Resources from Gale

 

 

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