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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

Joseph Gaer

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

bibliography and biographical data.

by Joseph Gaer

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Published by The Saalfield pub. co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bierce, Ambrose, -- 1842-1914? -- Bibliography.,
  • Bierce, Ambrose, -- 1842-1914?

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph Gaer, editor ...
    GenreBibliography.
    Series[California literary research project] Monograph -- 4.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8094.3 .G13
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 number. l.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14671467M
    LC Control Number35027835

      Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce ( - ) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. He wrote the short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and compiled a satirical lexicon, The Devil's Dictionary. His style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark Pages: Download The Letters of Ambrose Bierce free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce's The Letters of Ambrose Bierce for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile.

    Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett (ăm`brōz gwĭnĕt` bĭrs), –?, American satirist, journalist, and short-story writer, b. Meigs co., Ohio. He fought with extreme bravery in the Civil War, and the conflict, which he considered meaningless slaughter, is reflected in his war stories and to a great extent in the deep pessimism of his late fiction. Ambrose Bierce ( - ). Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (born J ; assumed to have died sometime after Decem ) was an American editorialist, journalist, short .

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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (J – circa ) was an American short story writer, journalist, poet, and Civil War veteran Bierce's book The Devil's Dictionary was named as one of "The Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature" by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.

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Each of the children was given a name beginning with the letter "A". Bierce's father had a large private library, and he spent much time with the books - his name Marcus Aurelius was given after the famous Roman emperor.The American writer Ambrose Gwinett Bierce (c.

) expressed the cynicism of the post-Civil War era and shaped both the materials and the methods of writers who later voiced the disillusionment following World War I.