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A ‘Pale, Stale, Male’ Not To Cancel

Why Stephen Crane‘s ‘The Open Boat’ Is A Gem That May Surpass ‘The Red Badge of Courage’

Art for LibriVox reading of “The Open Boat” / Public domain

It’s open season on “pale, stale, males.”

Schools, publishers, and awards committees are stepping up their efforts to be fair to groups other than white men — and with good reason.

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

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Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.