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The Devil's Dictionary

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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. A number of the definitions are accompanied by satiric verses, many of which are signed with comic pseudonyms such as Salder Bupp and Orm Pludge; the most frequently appearing "contributor" is "that learned and ingenious cleric, Father Gassalasca Jape, S.J., whose lines bear his initials". Since Bierce's publication of the Devil's Dictionary, it has created a legacy in that a number of modernized variants have appeared. Inspired by Bierce, they both update and extend the collection of satirical definitions.
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Product Details

ISBN
9781105843501
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Green King Press
Published
January 14, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
189.94 KB

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Printable? Yes
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