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The stories and fables of Ambrose Bierce

Author: Ambrose Bierce; Edward Wagenknecht
Publisher: Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The text of The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter ac- companies twenty-nine stories and eighty-seven fables that illuminate the nature of Bierce's preoccupations andthe distinctive features of his style.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce; Edward Wagenknecht
ISBN: 0916144194 9780916144197 0916144208 9780916144203
OCLC Number: 3380180
Notes: "A Barbara Holdridge Book."
Description: xxiv, 343 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Stories. A psychological shipwreck --
Chickamauga --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge --
A horseman in the sky --
One of the missing --
A wireless message --
The stranger --
The man and the snake --
The coup de grâce --
Curried cow --
The secret of Macarger's Gulch --
A resumed identity --
One kind of officer --
One summer night --
Three and one are one --
The death of Halpin Frayser --
John Bartine's watch --
Staley Felming's hallucination --
Oil of dog --
The hypnotist --
The difficulty of crossing a field --
An arrest --
Moxon's master --
Killed at Resaca --
Haïta the shepherd --
Present at a hanging --
An inhabitatant of Carcos --
One officer, one man --
The damned thing. Fables. The man with no enemies --
The lifesaver --
Saint and sinner --
Saint and soul --
The lassoed bear --
The Australian grasshopper --
The discontented malefactor --
Two poets --
The austere governor --
The reform school board --
The witch's steed --
Legislator and soap --
The tried assassin --
The bumbo of Jiam --
The city of political distinction --
The tolerant sovereign --
A little learning --
The flying machine --
The incredulous subordinate --
The statue at Bumboogle --
Two politicians --
A faulty performance --
A defective petition --
The reformed anarchist --
Patriot and banker --
A hasty settlement --
The crimson candle --
The foolish woman --
The fugitive office --
The eligible son-in-law --
Highwayman and traveler --
Policeman and citizen --
Moral principle and material interest --
The dutiful son --
A matter of taste --
The fabulist --
Two of the pious --
The secret of happiness --
Atonement --
A part of the wages --
Sheep and lion --
Officer and thug --
Famine versus pestilence --
The inconsolable widow --
The mysterious word --
A plucked goose --
The tyrant frog --
Widow and soldier --
Two sons --
Consolation --
The seeker for simplicity --
Revelation --
Disappointment --
The justice and his accuser --
Wolf and tortoise --
Alarm and pride --
Environment --
A causeway --
A talisman --
The shadow of the leader --
A radical parallel --
Physicians two --
The thistles upon the grave --
Kangaroo and zebra --
The honest cadi --
The overlooked factor --
The returned Californian --
The no case --
Two of the damned --
Religious of error --
The humble peasant --
Judge and rash act --
Deceased and heirs --
An optimist --
The compassionate physician --
A forfeited right --
Revenge --
Man and wart --
An unspeakable imbecile --
At heaven's gate --
Fogy and sheik --
Sportsman and squirrel --
No irregularity --
A transposition --
Old man and pupil --
Two footpads --
Dog and doctore --
The monk and the hangman's daughter.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: selected and with an introd. by Edward Wagenknecht ; illustrated by Ferebe Streett.

Abstract:

The text of The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter ac- companies twenty-nine stories and eighty-seven fables that illuminate the nature of Bierce's preoccupations andthe distinctive features of his style.

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by hytekswytek (WorldCat user on 2007-10-19)

A psychological shipwreck -- Chickamauga -- An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge – A horseman in the sky -- One of the missing – A wireless message -- The Stranger -- The man and the snake -- The coup de grace -- Curried cow -- The secret of Macarger’s Gulch -- A resumed identity -- One kind of officer -- One summer night -- Three and one are one -- The death of Halpin Frayser -- John Bartine’s watch -- Staley Fleming’s hallucination -- Oil of dog -- The hypnotist -- The difficulty of crossing a field -- An arrest -- Moxon’s master -- Killed at Resaca -- Haita the shepherd -- Present at the hanging -- An inhabitant of Carcosa -- One officer, one man -- The damned thing -- The man with no enemies -- The lifesaver -- Saint and sinner -- Saint and soul -- The Australian grasshopper -- The discontented malefactor -- Two poets -- The austere governor -- The reform school board -- The witch’s steed -- Legislator and soap -- The tried assassin -- The Bumbo of Jiam -- The City of political distinction -- The tolerant sovereign -- A little learning -- The flying machine -- The incredulous subordinate -- The statue at Bumboogle -- Two politicians -- A faulty performance -- A defective petition – The reformed anarchist -- Patriot and banker -- A hasty settlement -- The crimson candle -- The foolish woman -- The fugitive Office -- The eligible son-in-law -- Highwayman and traveler -- Policeman and citizen -- Moral Principle and the material interest -- The dutiful son -- A matter of taste -- The fabulist -- Two of the pious -- The secret of happiness -- Atonement -- A part of the wages -- Sheep and lion -- Officer and thug -- Famine versus pestilence -- The inconsolable widow -- The mysterious word -- A plucked goose -- The tyrant frog -- Widow and soldier -- Two sons -- Consolation -- The seeker for simplicity -- Revelation -- Disappointment -- The justice and his accuser -- Wolf and tortoise -- Alarm and pride -- Environment -- A Causeway -- A talisman -- The shadow of the leader -- A radical parallel -- Physicians two -- The thistles upon the grave -- Kangaroo and zebra -- The honest cadi -- The overlooked factor -- The returned Californian -- The no case -- Two of the damned -- Religions of error -- The humble peasant -- Judge and rash act -- Deceased and heirs -- An optimist -- The compassionate physician -- A forfeited right -- Revenge -- Men and wart -- An unspeakable imbecile -- At heaven’s gate -- Fogy and sheik -- Sportsman and squirrel -- No irregularity -- A transposition -- Old man and pupil -- Two footpads -- Dog and doctor -- The monk and the hangman’s daughter.

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