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Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?
Selections. 2011
The devil's dictionary, tales, & memoirs / Ambrose Bierce ; S.T. Joshi, editor
Alternate Title Ambrose Bierce : the devil's dictionary, tales, and memoirs
Devil's dictionary, tales, and memoirs
New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Group (USA), c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS1097 .A6 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Short stories, American -- 19th century
English language -- Dictionaries -- Humor
English language -- Semantics -- Humor
Vocabulary -- Humor
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Subject(s) Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography
Journalists -- United States -- Biography
Physical Description ix, 880 p. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 861-880)
Contents In the midst of life (Tales of soldiers and civilians). Soldiers. A horseman in the sky ; An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge ; Chickamauga ; A son of the gods ; One of the missing ; Killed at Resaca ; The affair at Coulter's Notch ; The coup de grâce ; Parker Adderson, philosopher ; An affair of outposts ; The story of a conscience ; One kind of officer ; One officer, one man ; George Thurston ; The mocking-bird -- Civilians. The man out of the nose ; An adventure at Brownville ; The famous Gilson bequest ; The applicant ; A watcher by the dead ; The man and the snake ; A holy terror ; The suitable surroundings ; The boarded window ; A lady from Redhorse ; The eyes of the panther --
Note Can such things be? The death of Halpin Frayser ; The secret of Macarger's Gulch ; One summer night ; The moonlit road ; A diagnosis of death ; Moxon's master ; A tough tussle ; One of twins ; The haunted valley ; A jug of sirup ; Staley Fleming's hallucination ; A resumed identity ; A baby tramp ; The night-doings at "Deadman's" ; Beyond the wall ; A psychological shipwreck ; The middle toe of the right foot ; John Mortonson's funeral ; The realm of the unreal ; John Bartine's watch ; The damned thing ; Haïta the shepherd ; An inhabitant of Carcosa ; The stranger -- The way of ghosts. Present at a hanging ; A cold greeting ; A wireless message ; An arrest -- Soldier folk. A man with two lives ; Three and one are one ; A baffled ambuscade ; Two military executions -- Some haunted houses. The isle of pines ; A fruitless assignment ; A vine on a house ; At old man Eckert's ; The spook house ; The other lodgers ; The thing at Nolan -- "Mysterious disappearances". The difficulty of crossing a field ; An unfinished race ; Charles Ashmore's trail --
The Devil's dictionary --
Bits of autobiography. On a mountain ; What I saw of Shiloh ; A little of Chickamauga ; The crime at Pickett's Mill ; Four days in Dixie ; What occurred at Franklin ; 'Way down in Alabam' ; Working for an Empress ; Across the plains ; The mirage ; A sole survivor --
Selected stories. Mrs. Dennison's head ; The man overboard ; Jupiter Doke, Brigadier-General ; A bottomless grave ; For the Ahkhoond ; My favorite murder ; Oil of dog ; Ashes of the beacon
Series Library of America ; 219
Alternate Author Joshi, S. T., 1958-
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Tales of soldiers and civilians
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Can such things be?
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Devil's dictionary
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Bits of autobiography
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Short stories. Selections

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