The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 09 by Ambrose Bierce

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Author Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?
Title The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 09
Tangential Views
Contents Some privations of the coming man -- Civilization of the monkey -- The socialist: what he is, and why -- George the made-over -- John Smith's ancestors -- The moon in letters -- Columbus -- The religion of the table -- Revision downward -- The art of controversy -- In the infancy of "trusts" -- Poverty, crime and vice -- Decadence of the American foot -- The clothing of ghosts -- Some aspects of education -- The reign of the ring -- Fin de siècle -- Timothy H. Rearden -- The passing of the horse -- Newspapers -- A benign invention -- Actors and acting -- The value of truth -- Symbols and fetishes -- Did we eat one another? -- The bacillus of crime -- The game of button -- Sleep -- Concerning pictures -- Modern warfare -- Christmas and the New Year -- On putting one's head into one's belly -- The American chair -- Another "cold spell" -- The love of county -- Disintroductions -- The tyranny of fashion -- Breaches of promise -- The Turko-Grecian war -- Cats of Cheyenne -- Thanksgiving day -- The hour and the man -- Mortuary electroplating -- The age romantic -- The war everlasting -- On the uses of euthanasia -- The scourge of laughter -- The late lamented -- Dethronement of the atom -- Dogs for the Klondike -- Monsters and eggs -- Music -- Malfeasance in office -- For standing room -- The Jew -- Why the human nose has a western exposure.
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Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject American literature
Subject American essays
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