Ambrose Bierce

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United States writer of caustic wit (1842-1914)

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So Many, Many Needless Dead': The Civil War Witness of Ambrose Bierce.
Coleman, who writes about American history and culture, as well as military history, describes the life of Ambrose Bierce during his service in the Civil War in the Ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and how his experiences influenced his transition from youth into adulthood and affected his writing.
According to Paul Juhasz, "despite Cathy Davidson's call for a study of Bierce's 'manipulation of subjective and objective time' in her introduction to the 1982 Critical Essays on Ambrose Bierce, there have been few comprehensive treatments of Bierce's use of temporal manipulation" (<http://www.
En una novela, "la unidad, la totalidad de efectos, resulta imposible", dice Ambrose Bierce.
22) Ambrose Bierce, "The Morality of Suicide," San Francisco Examiner, July 5, 1891, in Ambrose Bierce: A Sole Survivor: Bits of Autobiography, ed.
But one need only glance at the stories of Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Bierce, or the grim reality chronicled in books like Wisconsin Death Trip, to realize that there was also an undercurrent of madness, despair, and scientific ignorance.
beauty, was a confidante of Ambrose Bierce and a source of romantic
By Eric S Margolis/New York The wicked 19th century American cynic Ambrose Bierce defined diplomacy in his "Devil's Dictionary" as "the patriotic art of lying for one's country".
Texto de Ambrose Bierce, tomado de Probaditas literarias de la Coleccion Algarabia.
It was reminiscent of the stinging review of an Oscar Wilde lecture by Ambrose Bierce, who wrote that Wilde was a "gawky gowk" who "wanders about posing as a statue of himself.
Loosely based on the disappearance of journalist Ambrose Bierce in Mexico in 1913, The Old Gringo was the first novel by a Mexican writer to appear on the New York Times best seller list.
AMBROSE BIERCE'S WRITE IT RIGHT: THE CELEBRATED CYNIC'S LANGUAGE PEEVES DECIPHERED, APPRAISED, AND ANNOTATED FOR 21ST CENTURY READERS comes from a popular online lexicographer with a talent for wit and satire: one Ambrose Bierce.
American writer Ambrose Bierce had said, "In each human heart are a tiger, a pig, an ass and a nightingale.
One of his signature photographs, "Romance (N) from Ambrose Bierce # 3" (1962) shows four masked children sitting in numbered bleachers.
Pero, entre el telegrama y esa fecha, tambien sabemos que Ambrose Bierce ya esta muerto.