Death Comes For The Archbishop

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307805220
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Death Comes For The Archbishop from the Author: Willa Cather. Willa Cather's best known novel is an epic--almost mythic--story of a single human life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. In 1851 Father Jean Marie Latour comes to serve as the Apostolic Vicar to New Mexico. What he finds is a vast territory of red hills and tortuous arroyos, American by law but Mexican and Indian in custom and belief. In the almost forty years that follow, Latour spreads his faith in the only way he knows--gently, all the while contending with an unforgiving landscape, derelict and sometimes openly rebellious priests, and his own loneliness. Out of these events, Cather gives us an indelible vision of life unfolding in a place where time itself seems suspended. BONUS: The edition includes an excerpt from The Selected Letters of Willa Cather.

Death Comes For The Archbishop

Author: Willa Cather
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ISBN: 9781442939882
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Death Comes For The Archbishop from the Author: Willa Cather. Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously released with publishers' new books so that all readers can have access to the books they want to read-today.

Death Comes For The Archbishop

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803214293
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Death Comes For The Archbishop from the Author: Willa Cather. Death Comes for the Archbishop sprang from Willa Cather's love for the land and cultures of the American Southwest. Published in 1927 to both praise and perplexity, it has since claimed for itself a major place in twentieth-century literature. The narrative follows Bishop Jean Latour and Father Joseph Vaillant, friends since their childhood in France, as they organize the new Roman Catholic diocese of Santa Fe subsequent to the Mexican War. While seeking to revive the church and build a cathedral in the desert, the clerics, like their historical prototypes, Bishop Jean Laury and Father Joseph Machebeuf, face religious corruption, natural adversity, and the loneliness of living in a strange and unforgiving land. The historical essay traces the artistic and spiritual development that led to its writing. The broad-ranging explanatory notes illuminate the elements of French, Mexican, Hispanic, and Native American cultures that meet in the course of the narrative, they also explain the part played by the land and its people - their history, religion, art, and languages.

Death Comes For The Archbishop

Author: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
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ISBN: 9780078261022
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Death Comes For The Archbishop from the Author: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill. Father John Marie Latour, a wise and patrician French priest, enters the wilderness of New Mexico to establish a Roman Catholic diocese. Father Latour must overcome the hostility of his subordinates and his own deep loneliness in this vast and mysterious land.

Death Comes For The Archbishop De Willa Cather

Author: Marie-Claude Perrin-Chenour
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Death Comes For The Archbishop De Willa Cather from the Author: Marie-Claude Perrin-Chenour. A la croisée du romantisme, du réalisme et du modernisme, Death Comes for the Archbishop est un roman inclassable car, sur le plan tant esthétique que thématique, il était en avance sur son temps. Les articles qui composent ce recueil se sont attachés à en démontrer la richesse et l'originalité. Couvrant un large champ d'approches critiques, ils présentent néanmoins des points de convergences qui permettent de mieux saisir les traits saillants de cette œuvre complexe.

The Selected Letters Of Willa Cather

Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307959317
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The Selected Letters Of Willa Cather from the Author: Willa Cather. This first publication of the letters of one of America’s most consistently admired writers is both an exciting and a significant literary event. Willa Cather, wanting to be judged on her work alone, clearly forbade the publication of her letters in her will. But now, more than sixty-five years after her death, with her literary reputation as secure as a reputation can be, the letters have become available for publication. The 566 letters collected here, nearly 20 percent of the total, range from the funny (and mostly misspelled) reports of life in Red Cloud in the 1880s that Cather wrote as a teenager, through those from her college years at the University of Nebraska, her time as a journalist in Pittsburgh and New York, and during her growing eminence as a novelist. Postcards and letters describe her many travels around the United States and abroad, and they record her last years in the 1940s, when the loss of loved ones and the disasters of World War II brought her near to despair. Written to family and close friends and to such luminaries as Sarah Orne Jewett, Robert Frost, Yehudi Menuhin, Sinclair Lewis, and the president of Czechoslovakia, Thomas Masaryk, they reveal her in her daily life as a woman and writer passionately interested in people, literature, and the arts in general. The voice heard in these letters is one we already know from her fiction: confident, elegant, detailed, openhearted, concerned with profound ideas, but also at times funny, sentimental, and sarcastic. Unfiltered as only intimate communication can be, they are also full of small fibs, emotional outbursts, inconsistencies, and the joys and sorrows of the moment. The Selected Letters is a deep pleasure to read and to ponder, sure to appeal to those with a special devotion to Cather as well as to those just making her acquaintance.