Jurgen a Comedy of Justice

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2005 - Fiction - 380 pages
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1919. Today, some recognize Cabell as one of the first contemporary writers from the South. He is also noted for his unique blending of classic myths and legends with his own imagination and is considered a pioneer of fantasy writing. Jurgen is an epic fantasy voyage as well as an erotic fable. Cabell himself wrote: This fable is, as the world itself, a book wherein each man will find what his nature enables him to see; which gives us back each his own image; and which teaches us each the lesson that each of us desires to learn. The book was banned for decades because of its explicit content. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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Rabelais, Dante and Homer explore the human condition; with fewer fart jokes, and more scepter, sword and staff jokes. For a long while, I thought the book a bit old-fashioned in its approach to the ... Read full review

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I read this on Dec 26 and Dec 27. 1051. On Dec 26 I said of it: "Started reading Jurgen. What a funny book--risque, materialist, mocking, but yet quiteentertaining in its way; though the ludicrous ... Read full review

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