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The Devil's Dictionary: Unabridged Devil's Dictionary Hardcover – 1 Jul 2000


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"A compilation of all of Bierce's satirical definitions published over a forty-year period, this latest version of the "Dictionary" ('A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic') merits a wide readership both within and without the Academy ('A modern school where football is taught')."--"American Literary Review"

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Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) was one of nineteenth-century America's most renowned satirists. The author of short stories, essays, fables, poems, and sketches, he was a popular columnist and wrote for several San Francisco and London newspapers during his forty-year journalism career. David E. Schultz is a technical editor. He is coeditor, with S. T. Joshi, of both "A Sole Survivor," a collection of Bierce's autobiographical writings, and "Lord of a Visible World," an autobiography-in-letters of H. P. Lovecraft. S. T. Joshi is a freelance writer and editor. He is the editor of "The Collected Fables of Ambrose Bierce" and author of "H. P. Lovecraft: A Life."


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