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The Resource The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce,, edited by George Barkin

The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce,, edited by George Barkin

Label
The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce,
Title
The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce,
Statement of responsibility
edited by George Barkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
New collection of verses and prose sketches selected from The collected works of Ambrose Bierce in twelve volumes between 1909 and 1912
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1842-1914?
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bierce, Ambrose
Dewey number
817.49
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1097
LC item number
.A6 1963
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • Humorous poetry, American
  • American prose literature
  • American poetry
  • American prose literature
  • Humorous poetry, American
Label
The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce,, edited by George Barkin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A new collection of verses and prose sketches ... selected from The collected works of Ambrose Bierce, published ... in twelve volumes between 1909 and 1912."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Selections from Shapes of Clay: Polyphemus -- Religion -- Visions of Sin -- Genius -- Arma Virumque -- Arthur McEwen -- Contemplation -- The Jack of Clubs -- Another Aspirant -- After Tennyson -- Business -- "The Whole World Kin" -- The Hesitating Veteran -- Today -- The Dying Statesman -- Laus Lucis -- Technology -- A Reply to a Letter -- To Oscar Wilde -- Judex Jocosus -- To the Bartholdi Statue -- An Unmerry Christmas -- Brothers -- Corrected News -- Mr. Fink's Debating Donkey -- To My Laundress -- Fame -- Consolation -- Philospher Bimm -- Art -- Genius -- The Birth of Virtue -- The Scurril Press -- One of the Unfair Sex -- The Lord's Prayer on a Coin -- Political Economy -- Incurable -- Peace -- Thanksgiving -- Restored -- Two Shows -- Two Rogues -- Not Guilty -- The Humorist -- Discretion -- Toa Professional Eulogist -- Election Day -- The Wise and Good -- A Dilemma -- Metempsychosis -- The Saint and the Monk -- In High Life -- The Genesis of Embarrassment -- Bereavement -- Detected -- The King of Bores -- History -- An Apologue -- Dies Irae -- Something in the Papers -- The Man Born Blind -- Again -- A Social Call -- Selections from Some Ante-mortem Epitaphs: Stephen Dorsey -- Reparation -- A Kit -- A Trencher Knight -- Selections from The Scrap Heap: Understated -- Financial News -- An Enemy to Law and Order -- A Lacking Factor -- The Politician -- Elihu Root -- An Error -- A Partisan's Protest -- A Paradox -- Reedified -- A Bulletin -- An Inscription -- A Constructor -- Unexpounded -- Cooperation -- Justice -- Conversely -- Psychographs -- A Literary Method -- Rebuke -- The Long Fear -- Selections from Black Beetles in Amber: Matter for Gratitude -- Competition -- Religious Progress -- The Fall of Miss Larkin -- An Art Critic -- The Transmigrations of a Soul -- To an Aspirant -- Hell -- "Died of a Rose" -- A Celebrated Case -- Three Highwaymen -- Unarmed -- A "Scion of Nobility" -- An Interpretation -- With a Book -- On the Platform -- Desperation -- To Dog -- Memorial Day -- Adair Welcker, Poet -- Content -- The Genesis of Crime -- Reconciliation -- A Rational Anthem -- Fig Leaf -- Compliance -- The New Decalogue -- Ye Fyghtynge Seventh -- To an Insolent Attorney -- The Farmers' Prayer -- A Military Incident -- The Leader of the Minority -- George C. Perkins -- Arbor Day -- Californian Summer Pictures -- Slander -- Privation -- In Warning -- A Creditable Collision -- Selection from The Mummery: The Birth of the Rail -- Selections from Fantastic Fables: The Crimson Candle -- The Conscientious Official -- Treasury and Arms -- The Critics -- A Call to Quit -- The Discontent Malefactor -- Father and Son -- The Foolish Woman -- Man and Lightning -- The Lassoed Bear -- The Wooden Guns -- The Holy Deacon -- A Hasty Settlement -- The Man with No Enemies -- The Flying Machine -- The Party Over There -- The Bumbo of Jiam -- Legislator and Soap -- The Honest Cadi -- Kangaroo and Zebra -- The Returned Californian -- The Devoted Widow -- Dog and Doctor -- At Heaven's Gate -- Saint and Sinner -- Highwayman and Traveler -- A Needless Labor -- A Defective Petition -- Two Sons -- Diplomacy -- A Faulty Performance -- The Main Thing -- The Inconsolable Widow -- Selections from Aesopus Emendatus: Fox and Grapes -- Wolves and Dogs -- Dame Fortune and the Traveler -- Man and Goose -- Jupiter and the Birds -- Selections from Negligible Tales: A Bottomless Grave -- The Widower Turmore -- The Parenticie Club: My Favorite Murder -- Oil of Dog -- An Imperfect Conflagration -- The Hypnotist -- Selection from The Fourth Estate: "The Bubble Reputation" -- Selections from The Ocean Wave: A Shipwreckcollection -- The Captain of "The Camel" -- Selections from Tangential Views: George the Madeover -- Columbus -- The Clothing of Ghosts -- Actors and Acting -- Did We Eat One Another? -- Christmas and the New Year -- On Putting One's Head on One's Belly -- The American Chair -- Disintroductions -- The Late Lamented -- Music -- Selections from The March Hare: "To Elevate the Stage" -- Pectolite -- A Dubious Vindication -- Selections from Antepenultima: Taking Onself Off -- Selection from The Sample Counter: Our Tales of Sentiment -- Selection from In Motley: The A.L.C.B
Control code
ocm00271320
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 232 pages
Isbn
9780486207681
Lccn
63019487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00271320
  • (OCoLC)00271320
Label
The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce,, edited by George Barkin
Publication
Note
"A new collection of verses and prose sketches ... selected from The collected works of Ambrose Bierce, published ... in twelve volumes between 1909 and 1912."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Selections from Shapes of Clay: Polyphemus -- Religion -- Visions of Sin -- Genius -- Arma Virumque -- Arthur McEwen -- Contemplation -- The Jack of Clubs -- Another Aspirant -- After Tennyson -- Business -- "The Whole World Kin" -- The Hesitating Veteran -- Today -- The Dying Statesman -- Laus Lucis -- Technology -- A Reply to a Letter -- To Oscar Wilde -- Judex Jocosus -- To the Bartholdi Statue -- An Unmerry Christmas -- Brothers -- Corrected News -- Mr. Fink's Debating Donkey -- To My Laundress -- Fame -- Consolation -- Philospher Bimm -- Art -- Genius -- The Birth of Virtue -- The Scurril Press -- One of the Unfair Sex -- The Lord's Prayer on a Coin -- Political Economy -- Incurable -- Peace -- Thanksgiving -- Restored -- Two Shows -- Two Rogues -- Not Guilty -- The Humorist -- Discretion -- Toa Professional Eulogist -- Election Day -- The Wise and Good -- A Dilemma -- Metempsychosis -- The Saint and the Monk -- In High Life -- The Genesis of Embarrassment -- Bereavement -- Detected -- The King of Bores -- History -- An Apologue -- Dies Irae -- Something in the Papers -- The Man Born Blind -- Again -- A Social Call -- Selections from Some Ante-mortem Epitaphs: Stephen Dorsey -- Reparation -- A Kit -- A Trencher Knight -- Selections from The Scrap Heap: Understated -- Financial News -- An Enemy to Law and Order -- A Lacking Factor -- The Politician -- Elihu Root -- An Error -- A Partisan's Protest -- A Paradox -- Reedified -- A Bulletin -- An Inscription -- A Constructor -- Unexpounded -- Cooperation -- Justice -- Conversely -- Psychographs -- A Literary Method -- Rebuke -- The Long Fear -- Selections from Black Beetles in Amber: Matter for Gratitude -- Competition -- Religious Progress -- The Fall of Miss Larkin -- An Art Critic -- The Transmigrations of a Soul -- To an Aspirant -- Hell -- "Died of a Rose" -- A Celebrated Case -- Three Highwaymen -- Unarmed -- A "Scion of Nobility" -- An Interpretation -- With a Book -- On the Platform -- Desperation -- To Dog -- Memorial Day -- Adair Welcker, Poet -- Content -- The Genesis of Crime -- Reconciliation -- A Rational Anthem -- Fig Leaf -- Compliance -- The New Decalogue -- Ye Fyghtynge Seventh -- To an Insolent Attorney -- The Farmers' Prayer -- A Military Incident -- The Leader of the Minority -- George C. Perkins -- Arbor Day -- Californian Summer Pictures -- Slander -- Privation -- In Warning -- A Creditable Collision -- Selection from The Mummery: The Birth of the Rail -- Selections from Fantastic Fables: The Crimson Candle -- The Conscientious Official -- Treasury and Arms -- The Critics -- A Call to Quit -- The Discontent Malefactor -- Father and Son -- The Foolish Woman -- Man and Lightning -- The Lassoed Bear -- The Wooden Guns -- The Holy Deacon -- A Hasty Settlement -- The Man with No Enemies -- The Flying Machine -- The Party Over There -- The Bumbo of Jiam -- Legislator and Soap -- The Honest Cadi -- Kangaroo and Zebra -- The Returned Californian -- The Devoted Widow -- Dog and Doctor -- At Heaven's Gate -- Saint and Sinner -- Highwayman and Traveler -- A Needless Labor -- A Defective Petition -- Two Sons -- Diplomacy -- A Faulty Performance -- The Main Thing -- The Inconsolable Widow -- Selections from Aesopus Emendatus: Fox and Grapes -- Wolves and Dogs -- Dame Fortune and the Traveler -- Man and Goose -- Jupiter and the Birds -- Selections from Negligible Tales: A Bottomless Grave -- The Widower Turmore -- The Parenticie Club: My Favorite Murder -- Oil of Dog -- An Imperfect Conflagration -- The Hypnotist -- Selection from The Fourth Estate: "The Bubble Reputation" -- Selections from The Ocean Wave: A Shipwreckcollection -- The Captain of "The Camel" -- Selections from Tangential Views: George the Madeover -- Columbus -- The Clothing of Ghosts -- Actors and Acting -- Did We Eat One Another? -- Christmas and the New Year -- On Putting One's Head on One's Belly -- The American Chair -- Disintroductions -- The Late Lamented -- Music -- Selections from The March Hare: "To Elevate the Stage" -- Pectolite -- A Dubious Vindication -- Selections from Antepenultima: Taking Onself Off -- Selection from The Sample Counter: Our Tales of Sentiment -- Selection from In Motley: The A.L.C.B
Control code
ocm00271320
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 232 pages
Isbn
9780486207681
Lccn
63019487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00271320
  • (OCoLC)00271320

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