Domnei: A Comedy of Woman-Worship

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Wildside Press LLC, Feb 1, 2001 - Fiction - 228 pages
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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Cabell's style is a pleasure for me to read. The two tales in this Ballantine reprint are good light entertainment. He's fairly honest about women IMHO. The stories, were originally published in 1913 and 1920. The second story is "Music Beyond the Moon" Read full review

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User Review  - Bjace - LibraryThing

I'm not sure what I expected when I decided to read this. At the time I was looking for novels which gave the reader an idea of the intellectual climate of a century ago. I had no idea what the title ... Read full review

Contents

Critical Comment
11
The Argument
15
PART ONEPERION
17
How Perion Was Unmasked
19
How the Vicomte Was Very Gay
26
How Melicent Wooed
29
How the Bishop Aided Perion
39
How Melicent Wedded
46
How Demetrios Meditated
111
How a Minstrel Came
115
How They Cried Quits
123
How Flamberge Was Lost
127
How Perion Got Aid
133
PART FOURAHASUERUS
139
How Demetrios Held His Chattel
141
How Misery Held Nacumera
147

PART TWOMELICENT
51
How Melicent Sought Oversea
53
How Perion Was Freed
57
How Demetrios Was Amused
64
How Time Sped in Heathenry
69
How Demetrios Wooed
75
PART THREEDEMETRIOS
81
How Time Sped with Perion
83
How Demetrios Was Taken
87
How They Praised Melicent
90
CHAPTER PAGE XIV How Perion Braved Theodoret
95
How Perion Fought
104
How Demetrios Cried Farewell
153
How Orestes Ruled
162
How Women Talked Together
166
How Men Ordered Matters
172
How Ahasuerus Was Candid
176
How Perion Saw Melicent
180
How a Bargain Was Cried
186
How Melicent Conquered
192
The Afterword
205
Bibliography
215
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Cabell is best known for his tales of the imaginary land of Poictesme, where chivalry and galantry live on.

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