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James Branch Cabell
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Something About Eve (1927)
James Branch Cabell
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Original: "The religion of Hell is patriotism". From "James Branch Cabell: three essays", Kennikat Press, 1967, p. 103
James Branch Cabell
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The Silver Stallion (2009 edition), Wildside Press LLC - ISBN: 9781434452108
James Branch Cabell
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As quoted in: The Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature (1962), edited by Max J. Herzburg


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Born: April 14, 1879

Died: May 5, 1958 (aged 79)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist, author

Bio: 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 and Sinclair Lewis. His works were considered escapist and fit well in the culture of the 1920s, when his works were most popular.

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