himself joined the Union army in April 1861.
For "One of the Missing, " Albert Einstein's theory of relativity provides a foundation for understanding Bierce
's treatment of time.
does not suggest Madwell forsees a similar fate befalling his friend, perhaps while still alive, we are led to imagine that horrifying prospect ourselves.
To make or craft war on the page, Bierce
attempted to capture the true visceral, almost photojournalistic quality of war.
"There was a publicity buildup about what my screen name would be," recounted Bierce
. "GIs got to select a name as part of a contest in Stars and Stripes." She ended up Jane Adams.
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.
'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
Atlanta, GA, October 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Wickedictionary celebrates the 100th anniversary of Ambrose Bierce
's Devil's Dictionary (1911).
Among many businesses who have already benefited from the scheme are Lowestoft's new business Gaoh Energy Ltd and Bierce
Technical Services Ltd, from Huntingdon.
Berkove, in a comparative analysis of Twain and Ambrose Bierce
, finds more than a few startling similarities between the two humorists.