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Sonnets from Antan

James Branch Cabell

Sonnets from Antan

by James Branch Cabell

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Published by Fountain Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an editorial note by James Branch Cabell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.A153 S6 1929
The Physical Object
Pagination[41]p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6729140M
LC Control Number29012943
OCLC/WorldCa2515775

Straw and Prayer-Books () The Silver Stallion () The Music from Behind the Moon () Something About Eve () The White Robe () Ballades from the Hidden Way () Sonnets from Antan () The Way of Eden () Some of Us () Between Dawn and Sunrise () These Restless Heads () Special Delivery () Smirt ( Cabell uses token fantasy and reworked mythologies in frivolous, if erudite, fashion. I found most of the book a chore to read and at the end a most unnecessary book. *Maturity thought of by white, southern (American) males, with not a small bit of chivalry, complete with its inherent misogyny. Sonnets from Antan by James Branch Cabell.4/5(3).

Straws and Prayer-Books () The Silver Stallion () The Music from Behind the Moon ()* revised and republished in The Witch-Woman () Something About Eve () The Works of James Branch Cabell (also known as Biography of the Life of Manuel; 18 volumes, ) Ballads from the Hidden Way (). Books About Books (62) Books to Film (11) California Gold Rush (31) Californios (7) Civil War (1) Cowboys (2) Deserts (4) Ephemera (12) Expatriate Paris (4) Fine Press (66) Flora & Fauna (1) Food & Drink (6) Gary Snyder (1) Hawaii (1) High Sierra (7) Jack London (3) Jo Mora (3) John Henry Nash (3) Journalism (4) Lake Tahoe (1) Law & Order (

Sonnets from Antan by James Branch Cabell: Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an. Books shelved as sonnets: Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare, Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Love Poems and Sonnets.


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Sonnets From Antan, With An Editorial Note (With Two Variant Colophon Pages) Cabell, James Branch Published by The Fountain Press, New York (). Sonnets from Antan, SIGNED Hardcover – January 1, by James Branch Cabell (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other Sonnets from Antan book and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 3 Used from $ 1 Collectible from $ The Amazon Book Author: James Branch Cabell. Ostensibly "sonnets which Gerald Musgrave composed (or, more strictly speaking, paraphrased) during the course of his journeying toward Antan".

Description: [41]p. illus. 24cm. THE GREAT SONNET PLOT OF ANTON TICK presents one hundred sonnets in varying styles in which the speaker sits stranded on his sofa, a victim of both television doldrums and Irv, an alien anxiety-monster.

Cara Carani, a flying superhero, would help him and others fight their Irvs, but Anton Tick, a scheming villain, captures the speaker and Author: L.

Andrew Cooper. Sonnets from Antan with an Editorial Note by James Branch Cabell. New York: The Fountain Press, Printed by The Grabhorn Press, First Edition, No. 25 of numbered copies, signed by Cabell.

With a portrait of the putative poet Gerald Musgrave., Esq., being crowned by his muse (actually a burlesque portrait of Cabell). 1 vols. 8vo. I read this book in tandem with A Moment's Monument: The Development of the are massive anthologies of sonnets, a Sonnets from Antan book punishment of a cover-to-cover read, but I managed it.

The second edition of the Bender & Squier contains almost pages of sonnets and is probably intended more as a dip in than a plow through, but I plowed anyway/5(1). Sonnets from Antan () The Way of Ecben ()* revised and republished in The Witch-Woman () Townsend of Lichfield () Some of Us () Between Dawn and Sunrise: Selections from the Writings of James Branch Cabell (edited by John Macy, ) These Restless Heads: A Trilogy of Romantics () Special Delivery () Smirt ().

One of these is the volume Sonnets from Antan (). These were out-takes from Something About Eve (), purportedly "sonnets which Gerald Musgrave composed (or, more strictly speaking, paraphrased) during the course of his journeying toward Antan," These were written to be part of Eve but were omitted from the final text.

(Yes, books on sonnets can be fun, we promise!) Pop Sonnets features classic pop songs reimagined as Shakespearean sonnets. The book has a great sense of humor, and it builds a bridge between traditional poetry and popular culture.

If you’re looking for a non-traditional approach to thinking about famous sonnets, this resource is a winner. Named after one of its greatest practitioners, the Italian poet Petrarch, the Petrarchan sonnet is divided into two stanzas, the octave (the first eight lines) followed by the answering sestet (the final six lines).

How a sonnet tells a story. Ah, but there’s more to a sonnet than just the structure of it. A sonnet is also an argument — it builds up a certain way. And how it builds up is related to its metaphors and how it moves from one metaphor to the next.

In a Shakespearean sonnet, the argument builds up like this. Cabell, James Branch SONNETS FROM ANTAN SIGNED Hardback BOOK. £ £ postage. Macgillivray, William WITHERING'S BRITISH PLANTS THE FLOWERING PLANTS AND FERNS. £ £ postage. Kelly, R Talbot BURMA Hardback BOOK.

£ £ postage. The heart of the book is in the clusters of sonnets by Longfellow, Very, Tuckerman, Robinson, Frost, Stickney, Wylie, and Millay.

Here are our Petrarchs and Shakespeares, the American masters who, by living within the strictures of the octave and the sestet, found full voice, enlarged a tradition, and changed the sonnet forever.

Rare Books Librarian Elizabeth M. Sherrard at the close of her tenure in that post. in Grandfather’s Neck, and Sonnets from Antan, and from Perc S. Brown a second copy of Jurgen.

ERSKINE CALDWELL (): The formation of this definitive collection of the. And he reads two of his own sonnets, from his new collection American Sonnets. Two of his pieces, " Places You Wouldn't Believe " and " Les Neiges d'Antan,". Sonnets from Antan: Special delivery: a packet of replies: The St.

Johns: a parade of diversities: Straws and prayer-books: dizain des diversions: There were two pirates, a comedy of division: These restless heads, Townsend of Lichfield; dizain des adieux: The way of Ecben: a comedietta involving a gentleman: Wedding-jest.

Sonnets from Antan () comprises six annotated sonnets, supposedly written by Gerald Musgrave of Something About Eve; the last, "made for Maya", contains the acrostic message THIS IS NONSENSE. Sonnet 43 is an Italian sonnet, a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem written in a specific rhyme scheme.

The first line of the poem asks a question; the other thirteen lines answer it. SONNETS FROM ANTAN. New York: The Fountain Press, First Edition. Cloth-backed decorated boards. Blue cloth with gilt titling. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4". A book of poetry including 42 sonnets, many dealing with California subjects.

Author Charles S. Greene () was a poet and Editor of The Overland Monthly from More. Add to. Cabell, James Branch.

Sonnets from Antan. Grabhorn Press (). numbered copies, signed by Cabell Copies for Sale. De Vinne, Theodore. The Plantin-Moretus Museum. A Printer's Paradise. Grabhorn Press (). copies; engraved colored portrait of Christopher Plantin and colored initial capital by Valenti Angelo Copies for Sale.

Read, J. Shakespeare's sonnets are available online, the only reason I ordered the book was that I wished to marvel at the poetic beauty of each verse. Since sonnets di not start on separate side of pages, my purpose of ordering the book was marred. Also, the cover was different than shown here.

Anyway, Shakespeare's elysian sonnets make up for all of s: Townsend of LichfieldThe white robeThe way of EcbenTabbSonnets from AntanConcerning David JogramWords as to booksA note upon PoictesineAnother note on Lich fieldA little more about Eve.

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