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The Devil"s Dictionary

The Devil"s Dictionary

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Published by NuVision Publications in Sioux Falls .
Written in English


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The Devil"s Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881. In this book , Ambrose Bierce skewers far more the world of politics, but it is the political realm where Bierce"s observations are astonishingly and depressingly relevant a century later. Please Note: This book is in easy to read true text, not scanned images that can sometimes be difficult to decipher. This eBook has bookmarks at Chapter Headings and is printable.

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Open LibraryOL24297729M
ISBN 101932681140
OCLC/WorldCa55215140

In the Devil's Dictionary, he let his sense of humour and his cynical outlook on life colour a collection of dictionary-like definitions. (Summary by Peter) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. The Devils Dictionary. 63 likes 1 talking about this. This explanation is made, not with any pride of priority in trifles, but in simple denial of possible charges of plagiarism, which is no ers:

The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical list of definitions compiled by witty writer Ambrose Bierce over a period of decades. Reading parts of this work can help us understand how satire works. ‎The Devil's Dictionary is a hilarious satire from one of the most brilliant and incisive writers of all time --Ambrose Bierce. Preface. The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in , and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve.

The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical "reference" book written by Ambrose Bierce. The book offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language, lampooning cant and political doublespeak, as well as other aspects of human foolishness and frailty. It was originally published in as The Cynic's Word Book before being retitled in /5(K). The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in , and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to quote the publishers of the present work: "This more reverent title had previously . FU Press Exclusive Ambrose Bierce a contemporary of Mark Twain’s is known for his irreverent wit sharp sarcasm and sardonic view of human nature His perennial classic of American satire The Devil’s Dictionary offers biting observations that .


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