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Ambrose Bierce"s Civilians and soldiers in context a critical study by Donald T. Blume

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?,
  • Horror tales, American -- History and criticism.,
  • War stories, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Supernatural in literature.,
  • Soldiers in literature.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War,1861-1865 -- Literature and the war.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-393) and index.

StatementDonald T. Blume.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1097.T33 B57 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 400 p. ;
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3676833M
ISBN 100873387902, 0873387783
LC Control Number2003015266

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In Ambrose Bierce's Civilians and Soldiers in Context: A Critical Study, Donald T. Blume refutes this and instead identifies Bierce's original collection as his most definitive and authoritative work. Ambrose Bierce’s Civilians and soldiers in context: a critical study / Donald T. Blume. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (alk. paper) isbn (pbk.: alk. paper) 1. Bierce, Ambrose, –? Tales of soldiers and civilians. 2. In Ambrose Bierce’s Civilians and Soldiers in Context: A Critical Study, Donald T. Blume refutes this and instead identifies Bierce’s original collection as his most definitive and authoritative work. The two subsequent collections, appearing in and , although containing subtle clues pointing back to the importance of the collection, are in their primary effect literary red herrings. Ambrose Bierce's Civilians and soldiers in context. Kent: Kent State University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Blume, Donald T., Ambrose Bierce's Civilians and soldiers in context. Kent: Kent State University Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce: Material Type.

  Donald T. Blume, Ambrose Bierce's Civilians and Soldiers in Context (Kent, OH and London: Kent State University Press, , $/£). Pp. ISBN 0 3. ISBN 0 3. Vol Issue 2. About Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. Questing after Pancho Villa’s revolutionary forces, Ambrose Bierce rode into Mexico in and was never seen again. He left behind him theDevil’s Dictionary and a remarkable body of short fiction.. This new collection gathers some of Bierce’s finest stories, including the celebrated Civil War fictions ‘An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge‘ and. In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians is a very fine collection of short stories by Ambrose Bierce, who came to be known by the sobriquet of Bitter Bierce. It comprises 26 tales, among which probably An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Chickamauga are 4/5(63). The Bierces had moved to Warsaw, Ind., in , and in Ambrose got himself apprenticed to the editor of an abolitionist newspaper and moved into the editor’s home. Two years later, he quit his apprenticeship and was taken in hand by uncle Lucius Verus, who thought he would do the boy a favor by entering him into the Kentucky Military.

Tales of Soldiers and Civilians is a collection of short stories by American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer Ambrose Bierce, also published under the title In the Midst of a stated publication date of (but actually published in early the stories describe unusual incidents in the lives of soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. Essays and criticism on Ambrose Bierce, including the works “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”, “Chickamauga”, “The Damned Thing” - Critical Survey of Short Fiction. works by ambrose bierce During his career as a journalist, poet, and author of fiction and nonfiction, Ambrose Bierce published more than four million words. The titles assembled here include his most popular and influential works.   One hundred years ago today, December 26th , is that last day that Ambrose Bierce was known to be alive. During the previous months Bierce had wrapped up his affairs, and in October he left his home to re-visit a number of civil war sites, wending his way from Washington, D.C., to Mexico and then, so he said, on to South America.