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United States writer of satirical novels (1879-1958)

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Philistia: James Branch Cabell, Figures of Earth, 1921
James Branch Cabell, Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice (New York, 1922), 261, 253-54.
Chapter Two addresses the role of self-deception in the works of James Branch Cabell.
Attempts to find consistency amid its contradictions may also be doomed from the start, since Heinlein was writing in the shadow of James Branch Cabell.
Having set up her argument, Gines turns to close readings of texts by Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Walker Percy.
Paul Edmunds of Branch Cabell predicted Friday that the price could triple in a few years and said investors have overreacted to the problems in Asian markets, noting, ``When a stock goes this high, people are looking for any excuse to sell.
Vollmann knows doubles are not the original, yet he begs off from more public service by quoting James Branch Cabell in The Atlas's Compiler's Note: "Toward no one of those pre-eminent topics of my era do I feel incited to direct an intelligent and broad-minded concern.
Somerset Maugham, Frank Norris, Sinclair Lewis, Theodore Dreiser, Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson, Ezra Pound, and James Branch Cabell.
But nevertheless, it helped to procure for its author a James Branch Cabell room in the library of the University of Virginia, a distinction that, as far as I know, has not been awarded to another of her alumni, a far more distinguished and important author who not only has written novels more enduring than Jurgen but has attained that almost celestial elevation reserved for only forty mortals in this world--a seat in the Academie Francaise.
The library, with holdings in excess of one million volumes, operates two major facilities: the James Branch Cabell academic library and the Tompkins-McCaw medical library.
Other books published this year included America's Coming-of-Age by Van Wyck Brooks, nonfiction; The Rivet in Grandfather's Neck by James Branch Cabell, a novel; The Song of the Lark, a novel by Willa Cather; Verse, a posthumous collection by Adelaide Crapsey; The Genius by Theodore Dreiser, a novel; Bib Ballads by Ring Lardner, the author's first book, a minor collection of verse; Dreams and Dust by Don Marquis, poetry; The Song of Hugh Glass by John G.
a novel by <IR> JAMES BRANCH CABELL </IR> , which became a cause celebre and established the author's fame.
Stribling, and Elizabeth Madox Roberts, who impressed him, and Ellen Glasgow and James Branch Cabell, who did not ("God, how I hate that Richmond-Charleston school
Other books published this year included The Certain Hour by James Branch Cabell, short stories; The Rising Tide by Margaret Deland, a novel dealing with women's suffrage; Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow, a novel; A Heap o' Livin' by Edgar Guest, verse; The Man Against the Sky by Edwin Arlington Robinson, poetry; Seventeen by Booth Tarkington, a novel; The Mysterious Stranger, a posthumous tale by Mark Twain; Xingu and Other Stories by Edith Wharton; and When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright, a novel.
Scott Fitzgerald, Thorne Smith, Sinclair Lewis, James Branch Cabell, Dashiell Hammett, Aldous Huxley, Dorothy Parker, D.
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