Ambrose Bierce
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Written in English


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FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL9483391M
ISBN 100781250919
ISBN 109780781250917

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Ambrose Bierce was an American writer who is best known for his realism. Often compared to Poe for the dark, realistic nature of his short stories, Bierce drew upon his Civil War experience as a soldier to write on a wide variety of subjects, and sto. Jan 18,  · _The Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce_ is a great anthology of supernatural tales from a noteworthy author/journalist. I'm glad I've read it; I'm also glad I've finished reading it. Make sure you have a comfy couch to relax in during the long hours you'll spend reading this by: 2. Bierce’s The Devil’s Dictionary (originally published in as The Cynic’s Word Book) is a volume of ironic, even bitter, definitions that has often been reprinted. His Collected Works was published in 12 volumes, – The Enlarged Devil’s Dictionary, edited by E.J. Hopkins, appeared in and was reprinted in Known for his satirical wit and sardonic view of human nature, Ambrose Bierce earned the nickname "Bitter Bierce." His mocking cynicism is on full display in The Devil's Dictionary, a work that originally appeared under the title The Cynic’s Word Book. This humorous and often strikingly insightful book is always worth a casual visit as he takes his turn handing out striking proclamations about human nature and daily life.

WORKS BY AMBROSE BIERCE: During his career as a journalist, poet, and author of fiction and nonfiction, Ambrose Bierce published more than four million words. The titles assembled here include his most popular and influential works. Ambrose Bierce was perhaps the most enigmatic author in American history. Published in , this biography of Ambrose Bierce, one of several, is comprehensively researched; unlike other Bierce biographers, McWilliams had complete access to Bierce's works and letters/5. Books By Ambrose Bierce All Formats Kindle Edition Audible Audiobook Paperback Hardcover See more Sort by: Sort by: Popularity. The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce Dec 9, by Ambrose Bierce Kindle Edition. $ $ 0 Paperback. $ $ 12 Mass Market Paperback. Ambrose Bierce's literary reputation is based primarily on his short stories about the Civil War and the supernatural—a body of work that makes up a relatively small part of his total output.

Looking for books by Ambrose Bierce? See all books authored by Ambrose Bierce, including Civil War Stories, and The Cynic's Word Book, and more on The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, journalist, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humorous and satirical definitions. The lexicon was written over three decades as a series of installments for magazines and newspapers. Bierce's witty definitions were imitated and plagiarized for years before he gathered them into books, first as The Author: Ambrose Bierce. Dec 08,  · The Devil's Dictionary [Ambrose Bierce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published in as The Cynic's Word Book/5(). Ambrose Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. Today, he is probably best known for his short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and his satirical lexicon The Devil's Dictionary. His vehemence as a critic, his motto "Nothing matters" Price: $