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Death Comes for the Archbishop | Study Guide

Willa Cather

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Overview

Author

Willa Cather

Year Published

1927

Type

Novel

Genre

Historical Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

The third-person narrator is the title character, the archbishop, Father Latour.

Tense

The novel is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The novel's main character, Father Latour, dies soon after he achieves his lifelong religious mission. The title may also reference the partial death of his identity as a European living in New Mexico. As Father Latour's story progresses, he achieves a greater understanding and acceptance of the native people's culture and religion.

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