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Cabell, James Branch 1879-1958

Overview
Works: 789 works in 2,332 publications in 11 languages and 45,258 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Fantasy fiction  Bibliography  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Allegories  Science fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Signer
Classifications: PS3505.A153, 813.5
Publication Timeline
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Publications about James Branch Cabell
Publications by James Branch Cabell
Publications by James Branch Cabell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Branch Cabell
Jurgen : a comedy of justice by James Branch Cabell( Book )
189 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,511 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 cream of the jest; a comedy of evasions by James Branch Cabell( Book )
78 editions published between 1907 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Beyond life; dizain des demiurges by James Branch Cabell( Book )
53 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 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
Figures of earth : a comedy of appearances by James Branch Cabell( Book )
84 editions published between 1907 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
A tale of the imaginary land of Poictesme, where chivalry and gallantry live on
The silver stallion; a comedy of redemption by James Branch Cabell( Book )
50 editions published between 1926 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
These restless heads : a trilogy of romantics by James Branch Cabell( Book )
19 editions published between 1932 and 2003 in English and held by 951 libraries worldwide
The high place; a comedy of disenchantment by James Branch Cabell( Book )
51 editions published between 1923 and 2015 in English and German and held by 936 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 German and held by 923 libraries worldwide
The St. Johns : a parade of diversities by James Branch Cabell( Book )
12 editions published between 1943 and 1960 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
The line of love by James Branch Cabell( Book )
43 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Straws and prayer-books; dizain des diversions by James Branch Cabell( Book )
28 editions published between 1924 and 2003 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Domnei; a comedy of woman-worship by James Branch Cabell( Book )
58 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 libraries worldwide
The sumptuous adventures of Perion, an outlaw wrongly accused of murdering a king. While taking refuge by masquerading as a prominent vicomte [viscount], Perion falls hopelessly in love with Lady Melicent, the count's sister, who in turn helps Perion escape his pursuers -- only to have his ship waylaid by thugs in the employ of the ghastly heathen warlord Demetrios. Learning of Perion's fate, Melicent makes her way to the court of Demetrios, where she offers herself in exchange for Perion's freedom. --www.manybooks.net
The rivet in grandfather's neck : a comedy of limitations by James Branch Cabell( Book )
53 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 libraries worldwide
"'I think you are a jackass-fool, ' Miss Stapylton said, crisply, 'and a fortune-hunter, and a sot, and a travesty, and a whole heap of other things I haven't, as yet had time to look up in the dictionary. And I think--I think you call yourself an English gentleman? Well, all I have to say is God pity England if her gentlemen are of your stamp! There isn't a costermonger in all Whitechapel who would dare talk to me as you've done! I would like to snatch you bald-headed, I would like to kill you--And do you think, now, if you were the very last man left in all the world that I would--No, don't you try to answer me, for I don't wish to hear a single word you have to say. Oh, oh! how dare you!'"--Publisher's website
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 )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2001 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
The way of Ecben : a comedietta involving a gentleman by James Branch Cabell( Book )
19 editions published between 1924 and 1929 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Ladies and gentlemen; a parcel of reconsiderations by James Branch Cabell( Book )
13 editions published between 1934 and 1968 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
The cords of vanity; a comedy of shirking by James Branch Cabell( Book )
47 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and held by 646 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
Gallantry dizain des fêtes galantes by James Branch Cabell( Book )
28 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
American writer James Branch Cabell carved out a literary niche of his own with a body of work that combines fantasy, humor, and allegory. The novel Gallantry succeeds marvelously on all three levels. In terms of plot, it's a rollicking action-adventure quest story that fans of fiction set in the medieval era will relish. Thematically, it's a clever send-up of the very notion of gallantry and all of the harm wrought by this complex social code
The certain hour, dizain des poètes by James Branch Cabell( Book )
50 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 libraries worldwide
"The twelfth novel in The Biography of the Life of Manuel, a series that follows the life of Dom Manuel and his descendants"--Provided by publisher
The eagle's shadow : a comedy of purse-strings by James Branch Cabell( Book )
35 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 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
 
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Alternative Names
Branch Cabell, James
Branch Cabell James 1879-1958
Cabell, Branch.
Cabell, Branch 1879-1958
Džeimsas Brenšas Keibelas
James Branch Cabell, A. E. W.
James Branch Cabell Amerikaans schrijver
James Branch Cabell amerikansk författare
James Branch Cabell amerikansk skribent
James Branch Cabell écrivain américain
James Branch Cabell englischer Fantasy-Schriftsteller
James Branch Cabell scrittore statunitense
Τζέιμς Μπραντς Κάμπελλ
Джеймс Бранч Кейбъл
Кейбелл Д. 1879-1958
Кейбелл Д. Б. 1879-1958
Кейбелл, Джеймс Брэнч
Кэбелл Д. Б. 1879-1958
קעבל, דזשײמס ברענטש
קעבל, דזשײמס ברענטש 1879-1958
جيمس برانش كابل
キャベル, ジェイムズ・ブランチ
Languages
English (1,020)
German (14)
Yiddish (6)
Swedish (5)
Dutch (3)
Danish (2)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Esperanto (1)
Czech (1)
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