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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce, bibliography and biographical data.

Joseph Gaer

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce, bibliography and biographical data.

by Joseph Gaer

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Published by B. Franklin in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBibliography of Ambrose Bierce.
    SeriesBurt Franklin bibliography and reference series, no. 161
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8094.3 .G13 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5598453M
    LC Control Number68004366

    Ambrose Gwinett Bierce — Irish playwright. An officer of marines, he was dismissed from the service and later forced to flee the country. He is credited with establishing the comic opera in English theatre. The Cynic's Word Book. Retitled The Devil's Dictionary (). Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born on J in Megis County, Ohio to Marcus Aurelius Bierce and Laura Sherwood Bierce. Bierce was the tenth of thirteen children, whose names all began with the letter "A". Bierce grew up in a poor, but literary, family who encouraged his love for books.

    Ambrose Bierce: A Bibliographic Essay and Bibliography. American Literary Realism, 16 (Spring ). Santos Vila, Sonia. Ambrose Bierce o la recepción decimonónica de Quintiliano en los Estados Unidos. In Quintiliano: Historia y actualidad de la retórica, I-III. Eds. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce () was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical lexicon, The Devil's Dictionary. The sardonic view of human nature that informed his work – along with his vehemence as a critic, with his motto "nothing matters" – earned 4/5(K).

    Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce. This is the page of Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce on 24symbols. Here you can see and read his/her books. Bierce, Ambrose Gwinnett: Biography: US author & satirist; wrote "The Fiend's Delight" , "Tales of Soldiers and Civilians" , "The Devil's Dictionary" (orig. "The Cynic's Word-book"; disappeared in Mexico: Quotations: 18 Quotations in our collections Quotations in other collections View all quotations on the Search page. Related.


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] (OCoLC) Named Person. Ambrose Bierce, American newspaperman, wit, satirist, and author of sardonic short stories based on themes of death and horror. His life ended in an unsolved mystery. Reared in Kosciusko county, Indiana, Bierce became a printer’s devil (apprentice) on a Warsaw, Indiana, paper after about a year in.

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. Often compared to the tales of Edgar Allan Poe, these stories share an attraction to death in its more bizarre forms, featuring depictions of mental deterioration, uncanny and otherworldly.

Ambrose Bierce As He Really Was: An Intimate Account of His Life and Death. New York: Parade Publishing Company, New York: Parade Publishing Company, Davidson, Cathy N. Critical Essays on Ambrose Bierce. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist.

Today, he is best known for his short story. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American journalist, satirist and writer of sardonic short stories.

This biography. Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett (ăm`brōz gwĭnĕt` bĭrs), –?, American satirist, journalist, and short-story writer, 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 Gwinnett Bierce was an American journalist, satirist and writer of sardonic short stories. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline.

Biography Bierce was born at Horse Cave Creek in Meigs County, Ohio to Marcus Aurelius Bierce (–) and Laura Sherwood Bierce. His mother was a descendant of William Bradford. His parents were a poor but literary couple who instilled in him a deep love for books and writing.

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 s:   The Devil's Dictionary - With a Preface by the Author and a Short Biography of Ambrose Bierce [Ambrose Bierce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born in Meigs County, Ohio, United States in Bierce is critically best remembered for his fiction and many other writings are also generally regarded as some of the best. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born to Marcus Aurelius and Laura Sherwood Bierce in Meigs County, Ohio, inbut his family soon moved to northern Indiana.

His limited formal schooling included a brief stint at the Kentucky Military Institute, but it was his four years as a Union soldier in the Civil War that constituted his real education. Horoscope and astrology data of Ambrose Bierce born on 24 June Meigs (Meigs County), Ohio, with biography.

Bierce, Ambrose. Bierce, Ambrose: Gender: M: Birthname: Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett born on: 24 June Place: Meigs (Meigs County), Ohio, 39n10, 81w Timezone: LMT m81w54 (is local mean time) Data source and for his book.

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West, Philadelphia: ) Gale, Robert L. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born in Meigs County, Ohio, the tenth of thirteen children of Marcus and Laura (Sherwood) Bierce. 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.

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce was one of the great journalists and short story writers of the 19th century American west. A veteran of the Civil War, he turned to journalism injoining the staff of the San Francisco News-Letter as a reporter and columnist.

Bierce established his reputation with the novels A Fiend’s Delight () and Cobwebs From an Empty Skull () and became one of the. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (born J ; [2] assumed to have died sometime after Decem [1]) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and wrote the short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and compiled a satirical lexicon The Devil's vehemence as a critic, his motto "Nothing matters", and the sardonic view of human.

Bierce, Ambrose Gwinnett (24 June –?), author and journalist, was born in the Horse Cave settlement in Meigs County, Ohio, the son of Marcus Aurelius Bierce and Laura Sherwood, farmers. The family was poor and moved several times, eventually settling in Elkhart, Indiana. Ambrose Gwinett Bierce was born on J in Meigs County, Ohio.

The youngest of ten siblings of Marcus Aurelius and Laura Sherwood Bierce, he did not have a strong bond with his father and mother while growing up and left his family in to become a printer’s devil for The Northern Indianan newspaper in Warsaw, Indiana for short period of time before eventually returning to Ohio.

Ambrose Gwinett Bierce was born in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio, the tenth of thirteen children born to Laura and Marcus Aurelius Bierce. When Bierce was four, the family moved to Indiana, where young. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist, and was considered a master of pure English by his contemporaries, and virtually everything that came from his pen was notable for its judicious wording and economy of style.

His short stories are held among the best of the 19th century, providing a popular following based on his roots.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.

Ambrose Bierce was born in Meigs County, Ohio, and reared in Kosciusko County, Ind. He was a printer's apprentice before enlisting.It was the unique distinction of Ambrose Bierce to be referred to as dead when he was living, and to be mentioned as living when he was indubitably dead.

His reputation is based on a series of elaborately interwoven paradoxes. Even to attempt a biographical study of his life requires a preliminary analysis of this critical confusion.