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Bierce, Ambrose 1842-1914?

Works: 1,590 works in 4,395 publications in 14 languages and 90,662 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Biography  History  Humor  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Horror fiction  Gothic fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, American  Journalists 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Scenarist, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Attributed name, Translator, Performer, Originator, Editor, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1097, 813.4
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The devil's dictionary by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
305 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,060 libraries worldwide
Hundreds of pointed definitions, maxims, apocryphal quotations, and satirical verses attest to the power of the author's delightful, incisive wit
The Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
The collected writings of Ambrose Bierce by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
63 editions published between 1946 and 1999 in English and held by 1,877 libraries worldwide
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
The complete short stories of Ambrose Bierce by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
Before he trailed off into the wilds of Mexico, never to be heard from again, Ambrose Bierce achieved a public persona as "bitter Bierce" and "the devil's lexicographer." He left behind a nasty reputation and more than ninety short stories that are perfect expressions of his sardonic genius. Brought together in this volume, these stories represent an unprecedented accomplishment in American literature. In their iconoclasm and needle-sharp irony, their formal and thematic ingenuity and element of surprise, they differ markedly from the fiction admired in Bierce's time. Readers familiar with the classic "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" will want to turn to Bierce's other Civil War stories. Also included here are his horror stories, among them "The Death of Halpin Frayser" and "The Damned Thing," and such tall tales as "Oil of Dog" and "A Cargo of Cat,"
In the midst of life : tales of soldiers and civilians by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
95 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
Published in 1891, this collection of 26 bone-chilling short stories is set during the American Civil War. It is divided, as the title suggests, between tales of soldiers and tales of civilians. Many have a strong element of horror or the supernatural, such as the justly famous "The Incident at Owl Creek Bridge."
Tales of soldiers & civilians by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
48 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 libraries worldwide
Questing after Pancho Villa's revolutionary forces, Ambrose Bierce rode into Mexico in 1913 and was never seen again. He left behind him the Devil's Dictionary and a remarkable body of short fiction. This collection gathers some of Bierce's finest stories, including the celebrated Civil War fiction 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,' his macabre masterpieces, and his tales of supernatural horror. Reminiscent of Poe, these stories are marked by a sardonic humour and a realistic study of tense emotional states
The monk and the hangman's daughter by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
64 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 937 libraries worldwide
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter is a example of the type of pseudo-medieval tale which was popular on the continent toward the end of the 19th century and has become a favorite among Symbolists
The enlarged Devil's dictionary by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
49 editions published between 1928 and 2001 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
Ambrose Bierce began The Devil's Dictionary in an American paper in 1881, and it rapidly gained renown. This little book presents a selection from The Devil's Dictionary, long enough to provoke thoughtful smiles, short enough to avoid tedium
The devil's dictionary, tales, & memoirs by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 908 libraries worldwide
A veteran of some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, Ambrose Bierce went on to become one of the darkest and most death haunted of American writers, the blackest of black humorists. This volume gathers the most celebrated and significant of Bierce's writings. In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and Civilians), his collection of short fiction about the Civil War, which includes the masterpieces "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and "Chickamauga," is suffused with a fiercely ironic sense of the horror and randomness of war. Can Such Things Be? brings together "The Death of Halpin Frayser," "The Damned Thing," "The Moonlit Road," and other tales of terror that make Bierce the genre's most significant American practitioner between Poe and Lovecraft. The Devil's Dictionary, the brilliant lexicon of subversively cynical definitions on which Bierce worked for decades, displays to the full his corrosive wit. In Bits of Autobiography, the series of memoirs that includes the memorable "What I Saw of Shiloh," he recreates his experiences in the war and its aftermath. The volume is rounded out with a selection of his best uncollected stories. Acclaimed Bierce scholar S.T. Joshi provides detailed notes and a newly researched chronology of Bierce's life and mysterious disappearance --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce( file )
28 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 906 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories of the supernatural by Ambrose Bierce
Ghost and horror stories by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
12 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
Twenty-four stories -- morbid, eerie, cynical. They take you into the dark recesses of the mind
Can such things be? by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
93 editions published between 1893 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Prepare yourself for the shocking, the strange, and the terrifying in Ambrose Bierce's 1893 story collection Can Such Things Be? One of the greatest masters of horror brings you twenty-five tales of the supernatural and the unexplained. Whether in stories of ghosts sending desperate warnings to their human counterparts, psychics attempting to bridge unknown dimensions, howling werewolves, or a robot who takes on a life of his own, Bierce plumbs the depths of fear and fascination
Write it right, a little blacklist of literary faults by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
56 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Freeman, one of America's foremost language experts and acclaimed author of the "Boston Globe's" weekly column The Word, presents an annotated edition of Ambrose Bierce's classic catalog of correct speech
In the midst of life by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
73 editions published between 1892 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 642 libraries worldwide
This book collects 19 of Bierce's short stories and is divided into "Soldiers" and "Civilians."
The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
New collection of verses and prose sketches selected from The collected works of Ambrose Bierce in twelve volumes between 1909 and 1912
The stories and fables of Ambrose Bierce by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
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
Fantastic fables by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
63 editions published between 1898 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 558 libraries worldwide
A collection of very brief tales similar in style to Aesop
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
61 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 443 libraries worldwide
During the United States Civil War, a condemned man has many thoughts as he stands on a bridge, awaiting hanging
Black beetles in amber by Ambrose Bierce( Book )
31 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 libraries worldwide
The poems in this 1892 collection by the author of The Devil's Dictionary often deal with topical events and personalities while some display his dark wit, others are light and amusing. The order in which the beetles are shown, as the author puts it, includes "The Key Note", "Cain", "An Obituarian", "A Commuted Sentence", "A Lifted Finger", "Two Statesmen", and many more
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Herman, William (Author of The dance of death)

Ambrose Bierce Amerikaans schrijver
Ambrose Bierce amerykański dziennikarz, satyryk i pisarz
Ambrose Bierce écrivain et journaliste américain
Ambrose Bierce escritor, periodista y editorialista estadounidense
Ambrose Bierce scrittore, giornalista e aforista statunitense
Ambrose Bierce US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist
Ambrosius Bierce
Ambroz Birs
Ambrozas Birsas
Bierce, A.
Bierce, A. 1842-1914
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Bierce, Ambrose G. 1842-1913
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Bierce, Ambrose Gurnnett, 1842-1914?
Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett
Bierce, Ambrose Gwinett 1842-1914
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Bierce Ambrose Gwinnett
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Birs, Embrouz
Grile, Dod
Grile, Dod 1842-1913
Grile, Dod 1842-1914
Grile, Dod 1842-asi 1914
Gwinett-Bierce, Ambrose 1842-1914
Gwinnett Bierce , Ambrose
Gwinnett-Bierce, Ambrose 1842-1914
Mpirs, Amprouz 1842-1914
Piŏsŭ, Aembŭrosŭ 1842-1914
Αμβρόσιος Μπιρς
Амброз Бирс Америка яҙыусыһы, журналист, юмористик һәм «ҡурҡыныс» хикәйәләр авторы
Амброз Бірс
Амброуз Биърс американски сатирик, критик, издател, журналист и автор на къси разкази
Бирс А. Г
Бирс А. Г. 1842-ок.1914
Бирс, Амброз 1842-1914?
Бирс, Амброз Гвиннет американский писатель, журналист
Грайл Д
Грайл Д. 1842-ок.1914
Емброуз Бирс
Ամբրոզ Բիրս
אמברוז בירס עיתונאי וסופר אמריקאי
أمبروز بيرس
أمبروز بيرس، 1842-1914
آمبروز بیرس
ആംബ്രോസ് ബിയേഴ്സ്
แอมโบรส เบียร์ซ
비아즈, 안부로오즈 1842-1914?
비어스, A. 1842-1914?
비어스, 앰브로스 1842-1914?
비어스, 앰브로즈 1842-1914?
비어스, 앰브로즈 귀네트 1842-1914?
비어스, 앰브로즈 귀넷 1842-1914?
비어스, 앰브로즈 그위네트 1842-1914?
앰브로즈 비어스
ビアス, A
ビアス, アンブローズ
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