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The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce

by Ambrose Bierce

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by George Barkin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1097 .A6 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 232 p.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5886887M
LC Control Number63019487
OCLC/WorldCa271320

The Sardonic Humor of Ambrose Bierce, (edited by George Barkin) Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce, (edited by E.F. Bleiler) The Ambrose Bierce Satanic Reader: Selections from the Invective Journalism of the Great Satirist, (edited by Ernest Jerome Hopkins). Perhaps his experiences in the war in general, and that catastrophic wound in particular, did something to Bierce's mind, because his work has come to occupy a unique place in the annals of a particular sort of morbid and sardonic humor. There is absolutely nobody else quite like Ambrose s: 3.

The Letters of Ambrose Bierce. Edited by Bertha C. Pope, with a memoir by George Sterling. New York: Gordian Press, ———. A Much Misunderstood Man: Selected Letters of Ambrose Bierce. Edited by S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, ———. The Sardonic Humor of Ambrose Bierce. Edited by. ― ambrose bierce, the unabridged devil's dictionary the mysteries (cont) Reviewed by Published on Houses, The Sardonic Humor of Ambrose Bierce, and The Ambrose Bierce Satanic Reader Editors David E Schultz and S T Joshi have themselves engaged in a bit of this churning, having pub‐ lished The Collected Fables of Ambrose Bierce and The.

Known for his wit and sardonic humor, Ambrose Bierce wrote horror with the intensity of Edgar Allan Poe. Many think Bierce outdid Poe in the genre. His lucid, unsentimental style has kept him popular when many of his contemporaries have been consigned to oblivion. Bierce's short stories can best be described as "potboilers". By: Ambrose Bierce (?) RESPECTABILITY, n. The offspring of a liaison between a bald head and a bank , n. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.


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