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James Branch Cabell

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James Branch Cabell

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Full Name: James Branch Cabell
Born: April 14, 1879
Richmond, VA
Died: May 5, 1958
Richmond, VA
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American
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Biography

James Branch Cabell (April 14, 1879 – May 5, 1958) was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles lettres. Cabell was well regarded by his contemporaries, including H. L. Mencken,Edmund Wilson, and Sinclair Lewis. His works were considered escapist and fit well in the culture of the 1920s, when his works were most popular.

Cabell was born into an affluent and well-connected Virginian family. Although Cabell's surname is often mispronounced "Ka-BELL", he himself pronounced it "CAB-ble." To remind an editor of the correct pronunciation, Cabell composed this rhyme: "Tell the rabble my name is Cabell."


Works in the WWEnd Database

 The Biography of the Life of Manuel

 2. (1921)
 3. (1926)
 4. (1913)
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