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by Michael Swanwick

  • ISBN: 0976466031
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  • Author: Michael Swanwick
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Temporary Culture (2007)
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Cabell’s books were Mark Twain’s chief reading in the great humorist’s declining years. MICHAEL SWANWICK is author of the Hugo finalist Hope-in-the-Mist a monograph on the life and writings of of Hope Mirrlees (also an e-booke from Weightless Books). Theodore Roosevelt received him at the White House. The occultist Aleister Crowley harried him with fan letters. H. L. Mencken was his advocate. His novels include The Iron Dragon’s Daughter, Jack Faust, Stations of the Tide, andChasing the Phoenix, and his short story collections includeGravity’s Angels, The Dog Said Bow-Wow, and Not So Much, Said the Cat (new from Tachyon).

Michael Swanwick (born November 18, 1950) is an American science . What Can Be Saved from the Wreckage? James Branch Cabell in the 21st Century" (2007).

Michael Swanwick (born November 18, 1950) is an American science fiction author who began publishing in the early 1980s. A book-length interview with Gardner Dozois, Being Gardner Dozois, was published in 2001. Hope-in-the-Mist: The Extraordinary Career & Mysterious Life of Hope Mirrlees" (2011).

James Branch Cabell in the twenty-first century. James Branch Cabell (1879-1958). There's no description for this book yet. Published 2007 by Temporary Culture in Upper Montclair, NJ. Written in English. Criticism and interpretation, History and criticism, American Fantasy fiction, American Historical fiction. Includes bibliographical references (p. 49-51).

Michael Swanwick offers an explanation for Cabell's current low standing in critical opinion: The author . It is essential reading for those few of us who still read James Branch Cabell. Though I disagree with some of Swanwick's judgments, I nevertheless greatly appreciate his book.

This forced his fans to read through second- and third-rate works for completism's sake, thus tarnishing the memory of Cabell's best.

James Branch Cabell (/ˈkæbəl/; 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. Mencken, Edmund Wilson, and Sinclair Lewis. For Cabell, veracity was "the one unpardonable sin, not merely against art, but against human welfare.

It would be difficult to imagine a first-rate artist cloaked in greater obscurity, even in the remotest lands of Ghengis Khan.

He was hoping, while his fingers drummed in unison with the beat of his verse, that this last play at least would rouse enthusiasm in the pit. The welcome given its immediate predecessors had undeniably been tepid. If you enjoy the works of James Branch Cabell then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. It would be difficult to imagine a first-rate artist cloaked in greater obscurity, even in the remotest lands of Ghengis Khan.

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James Branch Cabell in the Twenty-First Century (2007) (see James Branch Cabell); and Hope-in-the-Mist: The Extraordinary Career and Mysterious Life of Hope .

James Branch Cabell in the Twenty-First Century (2007) (see James Branch Cabell); and Hope-in-the-Mist: The Extraordinary Career and Mysterious Life of Hope Mirrlees (2008 chap), the first sustained study of the great English fantasy writer What Can Be Saved from the Wreckage?: James Branch Cabell in the Twenty-First Century (Upper Montclair, New Jersey: Temporary Culture, 2007).

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Limited to 217 copies. Essay. Bibliography. vii, 53 pages. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo..

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