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James Branch Cabell (1879-1958)

This research guide has biographical and bibliographical information about the namesake of Virginia Commonwealth University's Library: James Branch Cabell.

Bibliography

 

  • The Eagle's Shadow (1904)
  • The Line of Love (1905)
  • Branchiana: Being a Partial Account of the Branch Family in Virginia (1907)
  • Gallantry (1907)
  • The Cords of Vanity (1909)
  • Chivalry (1909)
  • Branch of Abingdon, Being a Partial Account of the Ancestry of Christopher Branch of "Arrowhattocks" and "Kingsland" in Henrico County, and the Founder of the Branch Family in Virginia (1911)
  • The Soul of Melicent (1913)* Later published as Domnei: A Comedy of Woman-Worship (1920)
  • The Rivet in Grandfather's Neck (1915)
  • The Majors and their Marriages, with Collateral Accounts of the Allied Famillies of Aston, Ballard, Christian, Dancy, Hartwell, Hubard, Macon, Marable, Mason, Patterson, Piersey, Seawell, Stephens, Waddill, and Others (1915)
  • The Certain Hour (1916)
  • From the Hidden Way (1916)
  • The Cream of the Jest (1917)
  • Beyond Life (1919)
  • Jurgen (1919)
  • The Judging of Jurgen (1920)
  • Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (1921)
  • Taboo (1921)
  • Joseph Hergesheimer (1921)
  • The Jewel Merchants (1921)
  • The Lineage of Lichfield: an Essay in Eugenics (1922)
  • The High Place (1923)
  • Straws and Prayer-Books (1924)
  • The Silver Stallion (1926)
  • The Music from Behind the Moon (1926)* revised and republished in The Witch-Woman (1948)
  • Something About Eve (1927)
  • The Works of James Branch Cabell (also known as Biography of the Life of Manuel; 18 volumes, 1927-1930)
  • Ballads from the Hidden Way (1928)
  • The White Robe (1928)* revised and republished in The Witch-Woman (1948)
  • Sonnets from Antan (1929)
  • The Way of Ecben (1929)* revised and republished in The Witch-Woman (1948)
  • Townsend of Lichfield (1930)
  • Some of Us (1930)
  • Between Dawn and Sunrise: Selections from the Writings of James Branch Cabell (edited by John Macy, 1930)
  • These Restless Heads: A Trilogy of Romantics (1932)
  • Special Delivery (1933)
  • Smirt (1934)
  • Ladies and Gentlemen (1934)
  • Smith (1935)
  • Preface to the Past (1936)
  • Smire (1937)
  • The Nightmare Has Triplets (1937)
  • Of Ellen Glasgow, an Inspired Portrait (with Ellen Glasgow, 1938)
  • The King Was in His Counting House (1938)
  • Hamlet Had an Uncle (1940)
  • The First Gentleman of America (1942)
  • The St. Johns (with A.J. Hanna, 1943)
  • There Were Two Pirates (1946)
  • Let Me Lie (1947)
  • The Witch-Woman: A Trilogy about Her (1948)
  • Quiet, Please (1952)
  • As I Remember It (1955)