Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane (1871-1900) Novel
Stephen Crane was born more than 6 years after the end of the American Civil War, but The Red Badge of Courage is dramatically depicts the war, as though he had been there.
A - Kate Chopin (1851-1904) Short Story
Kate Chopin writes, "Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace. They are fortunate beings."
Crusoe - Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) Fiction
Daniel Defoe writes, "I WAS born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull."