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Ames, Clifford R. "Do I Wake or Sleep? Technique as Content in Ambrose Bierce's's Short Story, 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge'," American Literary Realism 1870-1910, Vol. 19, no. 3, spring, 1987, pp. 52-67.

Examines how Bierce's concealed manipulation of narrative reliability in the story parallels the story's thematic focus on the confusion between subjective perception and objective events.

Barrett, Gerald R and Erskine, Thomas L From Fiction to Film: Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," Dickenson Publishing Company, Inc., 1973,216 pp.

This volume includes excerpts of several criticisms of the story as well as a scene-by-scene analysis of the film adaptation.

Crane, Kenny. "Crossing the Bar Twice: Post Mortem Consciousness in Bierce, Hemingway, and Golding," in From Fiction to Film; Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," edited by Gerald R Barrett and Thomas L. Erskine, Dickenson Publishing Company, Inc., 1973, pp. 76-80.

Crane defines the genre of post-mortem...

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