James Branch Cabell (/ˈkæbəl/; April 14, 1879 – May 5, 1958) was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles-lettres. Cabell was well-regarded by his contemporaries, including H. L. Mencken, Edmund Wilson, and Sinclair Lewis.
James Branch Cabell (/ˈkæbəl/; April 14, 1879 – May 5, 1958) was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles-lettres. For Cabell, veracity was "the one unpardonable sin, not merely against art, but against human welfare.
One of the most-talked-about works of the 1920s, this compelling fantasy recounts the odyssey of a middle-aged pawnbroker who regains his youth for a year of amorous adventures. Jurgen's allegorical journey leads through a supernatural dreamscape to romances with Guenevere and The Lady of the Lake and confrontations with God and the Devil.
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Chronology of James Branch Cabell's Published Works. 1879: April 14, James Branch Cabell born at 101 East Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia. 1894: Matriculated College of William and Mary at age fifteen. 1898: Graduated from college, where he had taught French and Greek as an undergraduate. 1915: The Rivet in Grandfather's Neck; August 25, Ballard Hartwell Cabell born; The Major's and Their Marriages (his wife's genealogy). 1916: The Certain Hour; From the Hidden Way. 1917: The Cream of the Jest. 1919: Beyond Life; Jurgen (suppressed January 14, 1920, cleared October 19, 1922). 1920: The Judging of Jurgen.
James Branch Cabell (14 April 1879 – 5 May 1958) was an American author of satirical fantasy works, most notably The Cream of the Jest, Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice, Figures of Earth.
James Branch Cabell (14 April 1879 – 5 May 1958) was an American author of satirical fantasy works, most notably The Cream of the Jest, Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice, Figures of Earth, and other works in the series known as Biography of the Life of Manuel. Men have begun to observe and classify, they turn from creation to Criticism. It is the Fashion to be a wi. one must be able to conceal indecency with elegant diction; manners are everything, morals nothing.
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At melius fuerat non scribere, namque tacere Tutum semper erit. One by one my books had "fallen dead" with disheartening monotony: then-through what motive it would savor of ingratitude to inquire,-you came to remedy all this in the manner of a philanthropic sorcerer, brandishing everywhither your vivifying wand, and the dead lived again.