Ambrosius Bierce

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Ambrosius Bierce, depictus post mortem ab J.H.E. Partington 1928.[1]

Ambrosius Gwinnett Bierce (natum Ambrose Ohio 24 Iunii 1842Mexico 1914?) fuit Americanus scriptor comicus et miles exercitus Foederalis in bello Americano civile.

Opus maius et notissimum est Diaboli Dictionarium, quo inveniuntur definitiones verborum vulgarum cynicae et saturae, sicut:

tormentum, -i, n. - instrumentum ad fines nationum rescribendos adhibitum

Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

Integra bibliographia
Opera

Libri

  • Cobwebs from an Empty Skull (1874)
  • Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (etiam notus ut In the Midst of Life) (1891)
  • The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter (1892)
  • Can Such Things Be? (1893)
  • Fantastic Fables (1899)
  • The Devil's Dictionary (1911) (primum editus sub nomine The Cynic's Word Book, 1906)
  • Collected Works (1909)
  • Write It Right (1909)
  • A Horseman in the Sky, A Watcher by the Dead, The Man and the Snake (1920)

Fabellae

Secundum annum quo publicati

  • The Haunted Valley (1871)
  • An Inhabitant of Carcosa (1887)
  • One of the Missing (1888)
  • The Boarded Window (1891)
  • Chickamauga (1891)
  • The Eyes of the Panther (1891)
  • Haita the Shepherd (1891)
  • The Man and the Snake (1891)
  • The Middle Toe of the Right Foot (1891)
  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1891)
  • The Suitable Surroundings (1891)
  • A Tough Tussle (1891)
  • A Watcher by the Dead (1891)
  • An Adventure at Brownville (1893)
  • A Baby Tramp (1893)
  • Bodies of the Dead (1893)
  • The Death of Halpin Frayser (1893)
  • The Famous Gilson Bequest (1893)
  • John Bartine's Watch (1893)
  • The Night-Doings at 'Deadman's' (1893)
  • A Psychological Shipwreck (1893)
  • The Realm of the Unreal (1893)
  • The Secret of Macarger's Gulch (1893)
  • The Damned Thing (1894)
  • A Vine on a House (1905)
  • The Moonlit Road (1907)
  • Beyond the Wall (1909)
  • A Diagnosis of Death (1909)
  • A Jug of Syrup (1909)
  • Moxon's Master (1909)
  • Staley Fleming's Hallucination (1909)
  • The Stranger (1909)
  • The Way of Ghosts (1909)
  • The Affair at Coulter's Notch
  • An Affair of Outposts
  • The Applicant
  • The Baptism of Dobsho
  • A Bottomless Grave
  • The City of the Gone Away
  • The Coup de Grace
  • Curried Cow
  • The Failure of Hope and Wandel
  • George Thurston
  • A Holy Terror
  • A Horseman in the Sky
  • The Hypnotist
  • An Imperfect Conflagration
  • The Ingenious Patriot
  • John Mortonson's Funeral
  • Jupiter Doke, Brigadier-General
  • Killed at Resaca
  • A Lady from Redhorse
  • The Little Story
  • The Major's Tale
  • The Man Out of the Nose
  • The Mocking-Bird
  • The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter
  • Mr Swiddler's Flip-Flap
  • My Favourite Murder
  • Mysterious Disappearances
  • Oil of Dog
  • One Kind of Officer
  • One of Twins
  • One Officer, One Man
  • One Summer Night
  • Parker Adderson, Philosopher
  • Perry Chumly's Eclipse
  • A Providential Intimation
  • The Race at Left Bower
  • A Resumed Identity
  • A Revolt of the Gods
  • Some Haunted Houses
  • A Son of the Gods
  • The Story of a Conscience
  • The Tail of the Sphinx
  • Visions of the Night
  • The Widower Turmore

Fontes[recensere | fontem recensere]

Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • Carey McWilliams, Ambrose Bierce: A Biography, 1929 (reprinted 1967), Archon Books.
  • Richard O'Connor, Ambrose Bierce: a Biography, with illustrations, Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1967.

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