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Death comes for the archbishop. With drawings and designs by Harold Von Schmidt. by Willa Cather

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPS3505 A87 D4 1937
The Physical Object
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20018138M

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Death Comes for the Archbishop () is often considered one of Willa Cather’s best novels, if not her masterpiece. It’s a fixture on numerous listings of best American literature of the twentieth century. It tells an almost mythic tale of a life simply lived in the American southwest. About Death Comes for the Archbishop Cather first conceived Death Comes for the Archbishop in , during a visit to the American Southwest. She had set previous fiction in the region, including the story "The Enchanted Bluff" and portions of the novels My Ántonia, Song of the Lark, and The Professor's House.   Death came for the Archbishop, and now it’s time to talk about it. Ellyn von Huben, after having introduced our most recent WOF Book Club selection (Willa Cather’s “Death Comes to the Archbishop”), now offers some thought-provoking questions to get the conversation started. Join in on the WOF Book Club forum! 1. Willa Cather, while having thoroughly researched the Catholic Church, . Death Comes for the Archbishop Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Death Comes for the Archbishop is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.

The episodic, nearly plotless narrative of Death Comes for the Archbishop begins with a Prologue in which the Vatican assigns Father Jean Marie Latour, a French Jesuit missionary priest serving in Sandusky, Ohio, to the New Mexico territory following the region's annexation to the United States. Latour is elevated to bishop, and sets out for Santa Fe with Father Joseph Vaillant, a personal . About Death Comes for the Archbishop Introduction by A. S. Byatt Willa Cather’s story of the missionary priest Father Jean Marie Latour and his work of faith in the wilderness of the Southwest is told with a spare but sensuous directness and profound artistry.   A Dance to the Music of Time; The Day of the Locust; Death Comes for the Archbishop; A Death in the Family; The Death of the Heart; Deliverance; Dog Soldiers; F - G. Falconer; The French Lieutenant’s Woman; The Golden Notebook; Go Tell it on the Mountain; Gone With the Wind; The Grapes of Wrath; Gravity’s Rainbow; The Great Gatsby; H - I. A.   “His great diocese was still an unimaginable mystery to him,” wrote Willa Cather in her novel “Death Comes for the Archbishop.” “He was eager to be abroad in it, to know his people.”.