Stephen Carne, Amy Leslie
Arts and Humanities
In 1896 Stephen Crane had a love affair with a woman named Amy Leslie. Was she a denizen of the New York underworld, as many scholars have maintained? Or was she, as Yanikoski argues, a Chicago actress, theater critic, and celebrity?
Yanikoski, Charles, "Stephen Crane's Inamorata: The Real Amy Leslie" (2001). The Courier. Paper 339.