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A Newly Discovered Broadside by James Branch Cabell

The Silver Stallion has the unusual pleasure of announcing the discovery of a previously unreported (as far as we know, anyway) single sheet broadside written by James Branch Cabell. This piece, which dates from 1915, has been titled CIRCULAR SENT MEMBERS OF THE FAMILIES INTERESTED, and was intended to be sent to members of the families discussed in The Majors and Their Marriages, Hall M&TM-A1. We have assigned it the SS/Hall number *A43. Click on the image below to be taken to the new entry page for this item.

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Our aim at The Silver Stallion is to provide an on-line meeting place for scholars, fans and collectors of the work of James Branch Cabell (1879-1958).  Cabell has been many things to many people: a crafter of magazine stories, a purveyor of ribald fantasies, a polemical belle-lettrist, a historical novelist, and a derided has-been; a constructor of dream-narratives, a revisionist historian, a memoirist; and a collector's dream -- and after his death a Southern allegorist, an also-ran Tolkien, and a literary suicide. He was brilliant and infuriating, versatile and repetitive, courtly and waspish,  eloquent and grandiloquent. On our website you'll find reflections of all these aspects of Cabell -- and more...  We offer reviews and essays, notes and queries; and a discussion group (Cabell's sources? Cabell's anagrams? Cabell's heirs? -- lets talk!) We've compiled a list of dozens of links to other Cabell and Cabell-related material on the internet.  We have pictures and biographical material. We plan to reprint choice pieces from the archives of the classic Cabell journals "Kalki" and "The Cabellian." And the crown jewels of The Silver Stallion are our series of Cabell bibliographies (still under construction, as, at the moment, is the whole site), profusely illustrated with hundreds of images, both rare and common, with comments on each book, including collecting 'points'.  Which Cabell do you favor? He's in here somewhere...

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