James Branch Cabell

Literary Life and Legacy

Approaching Cabell

Where should you begin with an author like Cabell? Should you pick a book and start reading? Should you first get a sense of the person and the times in which he lived? Here are some suggestions….

“So do we all exist, as if in a warm grateful bath, submerged and soothed by fiction.”
— “A Note on Alcoves” in The Novel of Tomorrow and the Scope of Fiction

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