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Death comes for the archbishop

by Willa Cather

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Published by Quality Paperback Book Club in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally issued: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1927.

StatementWilla Cather
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.A87 D4 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24375916M
OCLC/WorldCa34512971

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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. Death Comes for the Archbishop Summary. A young priest named Father Latour hears from the Vatican that he needs to take over a new Catholic diocese in New Mexico.

He knows that the job will be tough, so he brings along his buddy Father Vaillant to help him out. Summary. It is an autumn afternoon inand Jean Latour is lost in the New Mexico desert.

He remembers his year-long trek from Cincinnati, Ohio, and a series of misadventures en route. Death Comes for the Archbishop as one of All-TIME Novels Willa Cather biography The Protestant Who Wrote the Greatest Book About American Catholicism Cather draws attention to New Mexico history Footsteps: Entering the World of Willa Cather’s Archbishop (via The New York Times) Discussion questions from the Classics Reading Group of.

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I flagged the /5. Jan 05,  · It’s been 90 years since Willa Cather published Death Comes for the Archbishop, and what’s particularly striking about the novel is how it seems to exist outside the fashions and prejudices of a particular era and, yet, tells a universal story about human beings and the earth on which they live.

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Book IX: Death Comes for the Archbishop Note: The chapters within Book IX do not bear individual titles as do the chapters in Books I-VIII.

Summary: Now retired, Latour is living a contemplative life on a small estate four miles north of Santa Fe, where he focuses on nourishing his orchard.

He also trains new missionary priests and seminarians. One such seminarian, Bernard Ducrot, arrives. Book 5 Chapter 1. Book V: Padre Martínez 1. The Old Order Summary: Latour visits Taos to call on Father Antonio José Martínez, the corrupt priest who rules all northern New Mexico parishes like a dictator.

Martínez lives a life of wealth and privilege, openly violating his vow of. 56 quotes from Death Comes for the Archbishop: ‘The old man smiled. 'I shall not die of a cold, my son. I shall die of having lived.’. Nov 06,  · 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.

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I listened to it while on a long journey and the vivid detailed descriptions of scenery and life in New Mexico took me there and made the time pass so quickly. It is a book I. Jan 14,  · Death Comes for the Archbishop tells the story of Bishop Latour’s death, which is how he lived.

He lived in service to others, looking ahead and planning for the future. Only before his death could he stop considering the future and recall, with fondness, his past.

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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. 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.Apr 01,  · Death Comes for the Archbishop is a fictionalized account of the life of Jean-Baptiste Lamy (), the first Archbishop of Sante Fe, New Mexico.

Cather's Archbishop is named Jean Marie Latour and the book is mainly about his efforts to establish a diocese in the vast New Mexico Territory just after it had been annexed to the United States/5.Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital le-jasmin-briancon.com projects include the Wayback Machine, le-jasmin-briancon.com and le-jasmin-briancon.com