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Ambrose Bierce : the Devil's lexicographer

Auteur : Paul Fatout
Éditeur : Norman : University of Oklahoma Press [1951] ©1951
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : First editionVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"Ambrose Bierce once said that an experienced writer 'must be a sinner and in turn a saint, a hero, a wretch.' In a feverish lifetime, turbulent with rampant enmities and equally rampant friendships, he was looked upon as all of those, and he still is, long after vanishing in Mexico. Following the Bierce trail, often vague and sometimes lost, from Warsaw to San Francisco, I Have entertained by the enthusiasm of  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Fatout, Paul.
Ambrose Bierce.
Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [1951]
(OCoLC)563560583
Personne nommée : Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Paul Fatout
Numéro OCLC : 271021
Description : xv, 349 pages : portraits ; 22 cm
Contenu : The first of all disasters, 1842-55 --
Youth, 1855-61 --
A blood-stained period, 1861065 --
Peace, 1865 --
Snow-capped mountains, 1866 --
Cynic, 1867-72 --
Exile, 1872-75 --
Rational, 1875-79 --
I will spit on my hands, 1880 --
Iconoclast, 1881-86 --
To hate rascals, 1887-88 --
When the young die, 1888-89 --
Discriminate, 1890-93 --
Friendless, 1893-96 --
The company he organizes, 1896 --
Famous, 1897-99 --
Washingtonian, 1900-03 --
Not always in harmony, 1903-1905 --
Present, 1906-08 --
Road, 1908-10 --
Disappointments, 1911-12 --
Distance from hell, 1913 --
End, 1914-50.
Responsabilité : by Paul Fatout.

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"Ambrose Bierce once said that an experienced writer 'must be a sinner and in turn a saint, a hero, a wretch.' In a feverish lifetime, turbulent with rampant enmities and equally rampant friendships, he was looked upon as all of those, and he still is, long after vanishing in Mexico. Following the Bierce trail, often vague and sometimes lost, from Warsaw to San Francisco, I Have entertained by the enthusiasm of pro-Bierceans, by the grumpy distaste of antis, and by the blank ignorance of many who never heard of the man. The sharp facets of a character both positive and negative, but never neutral, are a challenge to a biographer. If not particularly important as a writer, he is stimulating as a person. Hence this most recent of many attempts to interpret a controversial figure."--Page vii.

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