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Ambrose Bierce and the Period of Honorable Strife

The Civil War and the Emergence of an American Writer

Ambrose Bierce and the Period of Honorable Strife( )
Author: Coleman, Christopher K.
Editor: Danforth, Scot
ISBN:978-1-62190-179-2
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:University of Tennessee Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

In the spring of 1861, Ambrose Bierce, just shy of nineteen, became Private Bierce of the Ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry. For the next four years, Bierce marched and fought throughout the western theater of the Civil War. Because of his searing wartime experience, Bierce became a key writer in the history of American literary realism. Scholars have long asserted that there are concrete connections between Bierce's fiction and his service, but surprisingly no biographer has...
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