"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.
, 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.
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" (1964) is a similar image but shot in what appears to be an embankment or perhaps a quarry.