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Cabell, James Branch 1879-1958

Overview
Works: 773 works in 2,293 publications in 9 languages and 46,961 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Allegories  Short stories, American  Fantasy fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Signer, Honoree, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3505.A153, 813.5
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Most widely held works about James Branch Cabell
 
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Jurgen : a comedy of justice by James Branch Cabell( Book )
171 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This fantasy recounts a time-traveler's adventures through a supernatural dreamscape in which he has romances with Guenevere and The Lady of the Lake and confrontations with God and the Devil
The certain hour by James Branch Cabell( )
45 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1916 collection of ten short stories based on the works of ten imaginary poets of different epochs contains Balthazar's Daughter, which Cabell later turned into his only published play, The Jewel Merchants. The collection also features two poems and a lengthy introduction
Beyond life; dizain des demiurges by James Branch Cabell( Book )
62 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work of fiction is a conversation between an author named John Chateris, and a youthful editor. The two discuss books and editions, which are not yet written, in the setting of a library a figurative story which comments on the publishing industry, done in a masterful way
The cream of the jest; a comedy of evasions by James Branch Cabell( Book )
70 editions published between 1907 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Figures of earth : a comedy of appearances by James Branch Cabell( Book )
78 editions published between 1907 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1921, this novel may be considered the first in the Poictesme series, for it is here that Cabell introduces his great hero, or anti-hero, Manuel the Redeemer. A rogue who begins in the mud but through sharp dealings rises to become the wealthy and illustrious Count of Poictesme, Manuel's journey makes him a legend
The silver stallion; a comedy of redemption by James Branch Cabell( Book )
49 editions published between 1926 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These restless heads, a trilogy of romantics by James Branch Cabell( Book )
22 editions published between 1932 and 2003 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The high place; a comedy of disenchantment by James Branch Cabell( Book )
46 editions published between 1923 and 2003 in English and German and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Something about Eve; a comedy of fig-leaves by James Branch Cabell( Book )
39 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Domnei; a comedy of woman-worship by James Branch Cabell( Book )
56 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1913 novel, set in the mythical kingdom of Poictesme, concerns an outlaw named Perion who falls in love with Lady Melicent, the sister of a prominent count. When Perion is captured by the heathen warlord Domnei, Melicent sets out to win his freedom
The rivet in grandfather's neck : a comedy of limitations by James Branch Cabell( Book )
50 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1915 novel is set in Virginia in the waning years of the nineteenth century. A marriage between an aristocratic Southern gentleman and the spoiled daughter of a businessman affords Cabell the opportunity, with lapidary grace and gently devastating irony, of skewering the chivalric illusions of the Old South
The line of love by James Branch Cabell( Book )
51 editions published between 1905 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The St. Johns : a parade of diversities by James Branch Cabell( Book )
10 editions published between 1943 and 1960 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cords of vanity; a comedy of shirking by James Branch Cabell( Book )
48 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1909 novel is narrated by Robert Etheridge Townsend, a young Southern writer recounting a life of wealth and leisure in the waning years of the nineteenth century. It is a gentle but not un-barbed satire of manners that skewers snobbery and convenience marriages
Straws and prayer-books; dizain des diversions by James Branch Cabell( Book )
27 editions published between 1924 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Let me lie, being in the main an ethnological account of the remarkable commonwealth of Virginia and the making of its history by James Branch Cabell( Book )
12 editions published between 1947 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The way of Ecben, a comedietta involving a gentleman by James Branch Cabell( Book )
20 editions published between 1924 and 1929 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ladies and gentlemen; a parcel of reconsiderations by James Branch Cabell( Book )
14 editions published between 1934 and 1968 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eagle's shadow : a comedy of purse-strings by James Branch Cabell( Book )
40 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cabell's first novel, set in the strange and distant days when Colonel Roosevelt first became president, tells of a disputed inheritance that shapes and misshapes the lives of two young people: Billy Williams, a painter, and Margaret Hugonin, who does not desire wealth but has it thrust upon her
Gallantry dizain des fêtes galantes by James Branch Cabell( Book )
26 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Branch Cabell, James
Branch Cabell James 1879-1958
Cabell, Branch.
Cabell, Branch 1879-1958
James Branch Cabell, A. E. W.
קעבל, דזשײמס ברענטש 1879-1958
キャベル, ジェイムズ・ブランチ
Languages
English (1,005)
German (10)
Swedish (6)
Yiddish (6)
Danish (3)
Japanese (2)
French (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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