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CRANE: Red Badge of Courage (The)

This great classic of the American Civil War is one of the most important accounts of the reality of war and its aftermath. It deals with the effects of the war on one man but it speaks for a generation.



Disc 1

  Red Badge of Courage
1.   Play with flash player Chapter I: 'The cold passed reluctantly from the earth.' 00:07:47
2.   Play with flash player 'He had burned several times to enlist.' 00:07:36
3.   Play with flash player 'On the way to Washington, his spirit had soared.' 00:06:18
4.   Play with flash player 'After a time, the tall soldier slid dexterously through the hole.' 00:05:29
5.   Play with flash player Chapter II: 'The next morning, the youth discovered... ' 00:08:38
6.   Play with flash player 'The rushing yellow of the developing day went on behind their backs.' 00:11:38
7.   Play with flash player Chapter III: 'When another night came... ' 00:09:30
8.   Play with flash player 'A house standing placidly in distant fields had to him an ominous look.' 00:07:16
9.   Play with flash player Chapter IV: 'The brigade was halted in the fringe of a grove.' 00:07:52
10.   Play with flash player Chapter V: 'There were moments of waiting.' 00:07:09


Disc 2

  Red Badge of Courage
1.   Play with flash player 'The man at the youth's elbow was babbling... ' 00:08:25
2.   Play with flash player Chapter VI:' The youth awakened slowly.' 00:06:01
3.   Play with flash player 'A man near him ... suddenly... ran with howls.' 00:09:50
4.   Play with flash player Chapter VII:' The youth cringed as if discovered in a crime.' 00:09:08
5.   Play with flash player Chapter VIII:' The trees began softly to sing a hymn of twilight.' 00:06:53
6.   Play with flash player 'The youth joined this crowd and marched along with it.' 00:05:16
7.   Play with flash player Chapter IX:' The youth fell back in the procession... ' 00:06:16
8.   Play with flash player 'Presently, the latter heard a voice talking softly near his shoulders.' 00:07:03
9.   Play with flash player Chapter X:' The tattered man stood musing.' 00:09:42
10.   Play with flash player Chapter XI:' He became aware that the furnace roar of the battle was getting louder.' 00:10:59


Disc 3

  Red Badge of Courage
1.   Play with flash player Chapter XII:' The column that had butted stoutly at the obstacles in the roadway... ' 00:05:05
2.   Play with flash player ' He fought an intense battle with his body.' 00:08:24
3.   Play with flash player Chapter XIII:' The youth went slowly toward the fire indicated by his departed friend.' 00:05:24
4.   Play with flash player ' The youth sat down obediently... ' 00:08:27
5.   Play with flash player Chapter XIV:' When the youth awoke it seemed to him that he had been asleep for a thousand years.' 00:11:57
6.   Play with flash player Chapter XV:' The regiment was standing at order arms at the side of a lane... ' 00:07:28
7.   Play with flash player Chapter XVI:' A sputtering of musketry was always to be heard.' 00:03:15
8.   Play with flash player ' Before the gray mists had been totally obliterated by the sun rays... ' 00:09:08
9.   Play with flash player Chapter XVII:' This advance of the enemy had seemed to the youth like a ruthless hunting.' 00:03:44
10.   Play with flash player ' To the youth, the fighters resembled animals tossed for a death struggle into a dark pit.' 00:07:31
11.   Play with flash player Chapter XVIII:' The ragged line had respite for some minutes... ' 00:08:59


Disc 4

  Red Badge of Courage
1.   Play with flash player ' A moment later, the officers began to bustle among the men.' 00:01:44
2.   Play with flash player Chapter XIX:' The youth stared at the land in front of him.' 00:06:51
3.   Play with flash player ' Then, above the sounds of the outside commotion arose the roar of the lieutenant.' 00:07:07
4.   Play with flash player Chapter XX:' When the two youths turned with the flag... ' 00:06:16
5.   Play with flash player ' The way seemed eternel.' 00:07:13
6.   Play with flash player Chapter XXI:' Presently they knew that no firing threatened them.' 00:13:20
7.   Play with flash player Chapter XXII:' When the woods again began to pour fourth the dark - hued masses of the enemy.' 00:06:20
8.   Play with flash player ' His emaciated regiment bustled forth with undiminished fierceness when its time came.' 00:05:46
9.   Play with flash player Chapter XXIII:' The colonel came running along the back of the line.' 00:04:38
10.   Play with flash player ' But at one part of the line there was a grim and obdurate group that made no movement.' 00:07:15
11.   Play with flash player Chapter XXIV:' The roarings that had stretched in a long line of sound... ' 00:11:02

Total Playing Time: 05:15:40






Author(s):
Crane, Stephen

Reader(s):
Lewis, Walter

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA420812

Barcode: 9789626342084

Release Date: 11/2000

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