[ [EBOOK] Four Days in Dixie ] by Ambrose Bierce – doctorio.us

E of Bierce's most famous works is his much uoted book The Devil's Dictionary originally an occasional newspaper item which was first published in book form in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Devil's Dictionary originally an occasional newspaper item which was first published in book form in 1906 as The Cynic's Word It consists of satirical definitions of English words which lampoon cant and political double talk Under the ntry leonine meaning a single line of poetry with an internal rhyming scheme he included an apocryphal couplet written by the fictitious Bella Peeler Silcox ie Ella Wheeler Wilcox in which an internal rhyme is achieved in both lines only by mispronouncing the rhyming words The lectric light invades the dunnest deep of Hades Cries Pluto 'twixt his snores O tempora O s Bierce's twelve Volume Collected Works Were Published Collected Works were published 1909 the seventh volume of which consists solely of The Devil's Dictionary the Title Bierce Himself Preferred To The Cynic's Bierce himself preferred to The Cynic's Boo.

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Four Days in Dixie is a short story by Ambrose Bierce Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce born June 24 1842 assumed to have died sometime after December 26 1913 was an American ditorialist journalist short story writer fabulist and satirist He wrote the short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and compiled a satirical lexicon The Devil's Dictionary His vehemence as a critic his motto Nothing matters and the sardonic view of human nature that informed his work all arned him the nickname Bitter Bierce Despite his reputation as a searing critic Bierce was known to ncourage younger writers including poet George Sterling and Bierce Despite his reputation as a searing critic Bierce was known to Cop Knowledge encourage younger writers including poet George Sterling and writer W C Morrow Biercemployed *a distinctive style of writing Cultural Aesthetics especially in his stories His style oftenmbraces *distinctive style of writing Class and Conformity especially in his stories His style oftenmbraces abrupt beginning dark imagery vague references to time limited descriptions impossible vents and the theme of. .
War In 1913 Bierce traveled to Mexico to gain first hand xperience of the Mexican Revolution While traveling with rebel troops he disappeared without a trace Bierce was considered a experience of the Mexican Revolution While traveling with rebel troops he disappeared without a trace Bierce was considered a of pure English by his contemporaries and virtually High Tide at Midnight everything that came from his pen was notable for its judicious wording andconomy of style He wrote in a variety of literary genres His short stories are held among the best of the 19th century providing a popular following based on his
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He wrote realistically of terrible things he had seen in the war in such stories as An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge The Boarded Window Killed at Resaca and Chickamauga In addition to his ghost and war stories he also published several volumes of poetry His Fantastic Fables anticipated the ironic style of grotesuerie that became a common genre in the 20th century On. Four Days in Dixie

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