THOUGHTS ON THE BUSINESS OF LIFE
- r"Silence as Literary Device in Ambrose Bierce's 'The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge'". Khanom, Afruza // Teaching American Literature;Spring2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p45
Sometimes moments of silence become more significant and express much more than clearly spelt out words. Strategically placed silences and omissions within a given text posit silence as an effective literary device. This article discusses Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" to...
- Our favorite cynic. Epstein, Joseph // New Yorker;3/25/96, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p85
Profiles author Ambrose Bierce. Books written by Bierce; Background information on Bierce.
- Who was it wrote the devil's dictionary? Watson, B. // Smithsonian;Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p103
Profiles writer Ambrose Bierce, a man who was once America's most acerbic critic. States that while at the height of his powers, a swipe of his pen had squandered reputations, brought death threats, and infuriated politicians. His background; Early literary experiences; His association with...
- Ambrose Bierce. Thompson, James // World & I;Feb95, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p335
Features writer Ambrose Bierce. Enlistment with General Sherman's army; Work as a newspaperman in San Francisco, California; Literary works.
- Truth be told. Bierce, Ambrose // Catholic Digest;Jan2008, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p57
A quotation from Ambrose Bierce about secrets is presented.
- When Ambrose Bierce took on the `railrogues' Lindley, Daniel // Wild West;Oct97, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p44
Recounts the criticisms inflicted by San Francisco's sharpest newspaper columnist Ambrose Bierce on the feared and hated Big Four of the Central Pacific Railroad monopoly. Bierce's job as a columnist in `Argonaut,' `The Wasp,' and `San Francisco Examiner;' His attacks on the four businessmen in...
- Untitled. Bierce, Ambrose // Humanist Perspectives;Summer2013, Issue 185, p10
An untitled poem by Ambrose Bierce is presented. First line: A lead was riven from a tree; Last line: You'll have no hand in it at all.
- ARBORICULTURE. Bierce, Ambrose // Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. 5;1911, p219
The poem "Arboriculture," by Ambrose Bierce is presented. First Line: You may say they won't grow, and say they'll decay- Last Line: They know their man and you bet they'll grow!"
- THE STATESMEN. BIERCE, AMBROSE // Shapes of Clay;1/1/1903, p70
The poem "The Statesman" is presented. First Line: How blest the land that counts among; Last Line: You vermifuge.