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Bierce

Ambrose (Gwinett). 1842--?1914, US journalist and author of humorous sketches, horror stories, and tales of the supernatural: he disappeared during a mission in Mexico (1913)
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"Obscured Hurts: The Civil War Writing of Henry James and Ambrose Bierce." War, Literature, & the Arts, vol.
According to Paul Juhasz, "despite Cathy Davidson's call for a study of Bierce's 'manipulation of subjective and objective time' in her introduction to the 1982 Critical Essays on Ambrose Bierce, there have been few comprehensive treatments of Bierce's use of temporal manipulation" (<http://www.ambrosebierce.org/journal4juhasz1.html>; in subsequent quotations from Juhasz's article the same online source applies).
Roy Morris, Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company (Oxford: Oxford University' Press, 1995), 31.
Ambrose Bierce, who may not have worked on the stone
It was reminiscent of the stinging review of an Oscar Wilde lecture by Ambrose Bierce, who wrote that Wilde was a "gawky gowk" who "wanders about posing as a statue of himself." The odd odyssey underscored Mitt's off-putting mix of opacity and insularity.
Loosely based on the disappearance of journalist Ambrose Bierce in Mexico in 1913, The Old Gringo was the first novel by a Mexican writer to appear on the New York Times best seller list.
Marten is equally at home with nonfiction authors, like the veteran Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.; writer-soldiers, like Ambrose Bierce; and Walt Whitman, who saw no combat but was intimately familiar with its end products.
AMBROSE BIERCE'S WRITE IT RIGHT: THE CELEBRATED CYNIC'S LANGUAGE PEEVES DECIPHERED, APPRAISED, AND ANNOTATED FOR 21ST CENTURY READERS comes from a popular online lexicographer with a talent for wit and satire: one Ambrose Bierce.
"Ambrose Bierce" (1964) is a similar image but shot in what appears to be an embankment or perhaps a quarry.