Books by James Branch Cabell

About

ames Branch Cabell (1879-1958) was an American author known for his significant contributions to fantasy and also satire in literature. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Cabell which that came from a prominent Southern family, which later influenced his social commentary and satirical portrayals of nobility and societal norms. He attended the College of William & Mary and briefly studied law before dedicating himself to writing. Cabell's literary career took off with the publication of "The Eagle's Shadow" (1904) and "Gallantry: Dizain des Fetes Galantes" (1907), the latter gaining both acclaim and controversy for its bold exploration of courtly love and sexuality. Cabell's most renowned work is "Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice" (1919), a provocative and witty novel that faced censorship challenges due to its alleged obscenity. Nevertheless, it solidified his reputation as a daring and innovative writer. He was a prominent figure in the "Cabellian" literary movement, which emphasized humor, satire, and intricate writing styles. His works often featured recurring characters and were set in a fictionalized version of Virginia, called "Poictesme," creating an interconnected literary universe. Throughout his career, Cabell penned numerous novels, short stories, and essays, earning admiration from fellow writers such as H. L. Mencken and Sinclair Lewis. Although his popularity declined in the mid-20th century, his impact on fantasy literature and literary experimentation remains significant, and his works continue to be appreciated for their wit, social commentary, and imaginative storytelling.

Titles

Domnei

James Branch Cabell

$8.00

Figures of Earth

James Branch Cabell

$12.99

The Eagle's Shadow

James Branch Cabell

$9.99

Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice illustrated

James Branch Cabell

$15.99

The Certain Hour

James Branch Cabell

$11.96

Chivalry

James Branch Cabell

$13.13

Chivalry: Dizain des Reines

James Branch Cabell

$13.33

Gallantry: Dizain des Fetes Galantes

James Branch Cabell

$14.85

The Cords of Vanity

James Branch Cabell and Willson Follett

$14.67

The Jewel Merchants: A Comedy in One Act

James Branch Cabell

$10.45

Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice

James Branch Cabell

$16.48

The Line of Love; Dizain des Mariages

James Branch Cabell

$15.50

Gallantry: Dizain Des Fetes Galantes

James Branch Cabell

$18.99
$17.66

The Cords Of Vanity: A Comedy Of Shirking

James Branch Cabell

$18.99
$17.66

The Rivet In Grandfather'S Neck A Comedy Of Limitations

James Branch Cabell

$17.99
$16.73