Illustrated by Frank C. Pape. Figures of Earth is, with some superficial air of paradox, the onevolume in the long Biography of Dom Manuel's life which deals with DomManuel himself.
Illustrated by Frank C. Most of the matter strictly appropriate to a Preface youmay find, if you so elect, in the Foreword addressed to Sinclair Lewis.
James Branch Cabell's grandfather, Robert Gamble Cabell, was a. .Figures Of Earth: A Comedy Of Appearances (1921). The Jewel Merchants (1921). Joseph Hergesheimer (1921).
James Branch Cabell's grandfather, Robert Gamble Cabell, was a physician; his father, Robert Gamble Cabell II (1847–1922), had an MD, but practiced as a druggist; his mother, Anne Harris (1859–1915), was the daughter of Lieutenant Colonel James R. Branch, of the Army of the Confederate States of America. During his life, Cabell published fifty-two books, including novels, genealogies, collections of short stories, poetry, and miscellanea. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1937.
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Figures of Earth James Branch Cabell A Comedy of Appearances 1921 Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. So I made that evening a memorandum of that historical circumstance; and for some months this book existed only in the form of that memorandum. Then, through, as it were, this wholly isolated window, I began to grope at "the book about Manuel,"-of whom I had hitherto learned only, from my other romances, who were his children, and who had been the sole witness of Dom Manuel's death, inasmuch as I had read about that also, with some interest, in the fourth chapter of "Jurgen"; and.
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The book follows the earthly career of Dom Manuel the Redeemer from his origins as a swineherd, through his elevation to the rank of Count of Poictesme, to his death. Figures of Earth - James Branch Cabell. It forms the second volume of Cabell's gigantic Biography of the Life of Manuel. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere. Publisher: Wildside PressReleased: Aug 7, 2017ISBN: 9781479428069Format: book. carousel previous carousel next.
The Project Gutenberg eBook, Figures of Earth, by James Branch Cabell, Illustrated by Frank C. E-text prepared by Suzanne Shell, Project Gutenberg Beginners Projects, Sandra Brown, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team. A Comedy of Appearances. Part two the book of spending. Part four the book of surcharge. Part five the book of settlement.
Download James Branch Cabell's Figures Of Earth; A Comedy Of Appearances for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. It is the figure of a man, which I have modeled and re-modeled, sir, but cannot seem to get exactly to my liking
Download James Branch Cabell's Figures Of Earth; A Comedy Of Appearances for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. It is the figure of a man, which I have modeled and re-modeled, sir, but cannot seem to get exactly to my liking. So it is necessary that I keep laboring at it until the figure is to my thinking and my desire. But, Manuel, what need is there for you to model it at all?" "Because my mother, sir, was always very anxious for me to make a figure in the world, and when she lay a-dying I promised her that I would do so, and then she put a geas upon me to do i.
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Cabell's eighth (and best-known) book, Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice (1919), was the subject of a celebrated obscenity case shortly after its publication. The eponymous hero, who considers himself a "monstrous clever fellow", embarks on a journey through ever more fantastic realms, even to hell and heaven.