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By Robert L. Gale

Ambrose Bierce used to be born in 1842 and mysteriously disappeared in 1914. in the course of his lifetime, he was once a debatable and prolific author, and there's starting to be curiosity in his works. As a Union soldier through the Civil warfare, he witnessed bloodshed and the atrocities of conflict. After the conflict, he all started a profession as a journalist in San Francisco, the place a lot of his newspaper columns have been packed with venom and bold. additionally, he wrote struggle tales and stories of the supernatural, besides an collection of poems. at the present time, he's most likely most sensible remembered because the writer of The Devil's Dictionary, initially released as The Cynic's Dictionary in 1906. This reference is a advisor to his existence and writings.

An starting essay overviews Bierce's contribution to literature and journalism, and a chronology summarizes crucial occasions in his existence. the majority of the better half contains alphabetically prepared entries on Bierce's significant works and characters and on old folks and writers who figured prominently in his lifestyles and profession. therefore the amount offers assurance of Bierce's contemporaries, a lot of whom he satirized in his scathing newspaper columns. a number of the entries record works for extra analyzing, and the ebook closes with a particular, normal bibliography. as a result of Bierce's main issue with such a lot of problems with his day, the quantity bargains a invaluable viewpoint on American tradition throughout the time during which he lived.

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