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Figures of Earth a Comedy of Appearances

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8062931M
    ISBN 100766198960
    ISBN 109780766198968


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[James Branch Cabell] -- The story of Manuel, a swineherd in thirteenth-century France, who becomes Count Manuel of Poictesme. The motto on his coat of arms is "Mundus Vult Decipi"--The world wishes to be deceived.

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Another Cabellian irony that this was not the first volume, but the 13th in publication order and the 2nd in Cabell's revised sequence/5(6). Book title: Figures of Earth A Comedy of Appearances. Download the book Figures of Earth A Comedy of Appearances in PDF and EPUB format.

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In the introduction to Figures of Earth, written to Sinclair Lewis (another early 20th-century writer with whose work I'd like to get better acquainted this year), James Branch Cabell provides an explanation of his own writing that's rather un-Cabellian.

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No soul may travel upon a bridge of words Inthe year of the publication of Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice, few people knew who James Branch Cabell had, for some time, been quietly accruing a small but passionate brigade of die-hard fans – people like Mark Twain, H.L.

Mencken, and Scott F. and Zelda Fitzgerald – but his work. FIGURES OF EARTH. A Comedy of Appearances. JAMES BRANCH CABELL. Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. "Cascun se mir el jove Manuel, Qu'era del mom lo plus valens dels pros." Contents.

AUTHOR'S NOTE. A FOREWORD. PART ONE: THE BOOK OF CREDIT. CHAPTER. Figures of Earth, subtitled "A Comedy of Appearances", follows the vicissitudes of Dom Manuel the Redeemer from his lowly swineherd origins through his unlikely elevation to the Count of Poictesme, and beyond.

Published init was the second volume of “The Biography of Manuel”, Cabell’s great work about an imaginary land that also managed to skewer the world of his upbringing as a Southern. A "comedy of appearances" -- the story of Manuel of the High Head who, by dint of doing the expected thing, rose from herding the miller's pigs to become the Count of Poictesme.

His adventures are recounted with the impudent whimsicality and superb artistry which are 5/5(2). Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances () is a fantasy novel or ironic romance by James Branch Cabell, set in the imaginary French province of Poictesme during the first half of the 13th century.

The book follows the earthly career of Dom M. Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances: James Branch Cabell: Ballantine Books (Ballantine Adult Fantasy #8) $ xxix+ pb. Paperback. Typically 7" by " (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.

Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (ebook) Published March 22nd by Barnes & Noble Digital Library ebook, pagesAuthor: James Branch Cabell.

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Pape FIGURES OF EARTH A Comedy of Appearances Contents AUTHOR'S NOTE A FOREWORD PART ONE: THE BOOK OF CREDIT CHAPTER I HOW MANUEL LEFT THE MIRE II NIAFER III ASCENT OF VRAIDEX IV IN THE DOUBTFUL PALACE V THE ETERNAL AMBUSCADE.

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Johns: A Paradise of Diversities (, natural history) Let Me Lie (, essays)Born: Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Apperances Cabell, James Branch (Illustrated by Frank C. Pape) Published by New York: Robert M. McBride & Company (). Cabell, James Branch. FIGURES OF EARTH: A COMEDY OF APPEARANCES. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, [].

Large octavo, pp. [] [i-vi] vii-ix [x-xii] xiii-xvii [xviii] [] [ blank] [ ads], twelve inserted plates with illustrations by Frank C. Papé, title page printed in red and black, original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold.

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James Branch Cabell (/ ˈ k æ b əl /; Ap – May 5, ) was an American author of fantasy fiction and was well-regarded by his contemporaries, including H. Mencken, Edmund Wilson, and Sinclair works were considered escapist and fit well in the culture of the s, when they were most mater: College of William and Mary.

Project Gutenberg has 14 of James Branch Cabell’s books available, including Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances, the biography of Dom Manuel, and the centerpiece of his work. Alas, it doesn’t have The Silver Stallion: A Comedy of Redemption, which is a collection of short stories about Manuel’s companions after young Jurgen.

Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances by James Branch Cabell: Graveyard of Dreams [short story] by H. Beam Piper: planet: Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice by James Branch Cabell: The Silver Stallion: A Comedy of Redemption by James Branch Cabell.Browse and buy a vast selection of Association Copy Collections: FIGURES OF EARTH.

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Quill & Brush, member ABAA. items. sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, quotes, Wikidata item.; American author of fantasy fiction and belles was well regarded by his contemporaries, including H.

L. Mencken, Edmund Wilson, and Sinclair best-known book, Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice (), was the subject of a celebrated obscenity case shortly after its publication.