A Bibliographic Check-list of the Works of James Branch Cabell, 1904-1921

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F. Shay, 1921 - 27 pages
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Page 27 - JURGEN AND THE CENSOR REPORT OF THE EMERGENCY COMMITTEE ORGANIZED TO PROTEST AGAINST THE SUPPRESSION OF JAMES BRANCH CABELL'S JURGEN PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR THE EMERGENCY COMMITTEE EDWARD HALE BIERSTADT BARRETT H.
Page 7 - ... points, like an amused mendacity, that it is difficult now to guess just when in his career he settled upon the design which has finally come to govern all his material. He himself explains that the inception of his scheme goes back to 1901, "when I wrote the first of the stories bound up together as The Line of Love. And the general 'method...
Page 17 - October, 1904 / An abridged version of this story appeared serially in The Saturday Evening Post / during the summer of 1904. The novel is here given in its entirety / as originally conceived by the author...
Page 13 - ... crown of Mr. Cabell's work. He is, as writers go, a young man. He has, in all probability, many years of fine and successful labor in front of him, but, were he never to publish another line, he has, with three books, staked his claim and taken his place. Jurgen is the most triumphant manifestation of that travelling soul who remains, from first to last, his unfaltering subject.
Page 2 - Limited to 450 numbered copies. A BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECK-LIST OF THE WORKS OF JAMES BRANCH CABELL 1904-1921 By MERLE JOHNSON NEW YORK FRANK SHAY CU4 E * AN EPISTOLARY PREFACE By JAMES BRANCH CABELL M811470 April 23, 1921. Dear Mr. In re the queston you ask about the "connecting theme" of my books, the most obvious connection is, of course, the fact that they constitute a largish family tree.
Page 10 - connecting theme" of the books, viewed in this light, would seem to be the lean and dusty axiom that human beings...

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