Hagiographical Style in Death Comes for the Archbishop

@article{MaryAnn1972HagiographicalSI,
  title={Hagiographical Style in Death Comes for the Archbishop},
  author={David Mary-Ann and David Stouck},
  journal={University of Toronto Quarterly},
  year={1972},
  volume={41},
  pages={293 - 307}
}
In almost every novel she wrote Willa Cather experimented with a new mode or form of writing: the pastoral in My Antonia, the naturalistic novel, with its wealth of material and psychological detail, in One of Ours, the musical sonata form in The Professor's House, a Jamesian diptych in My Mortal Enemy, the historical novel in Shadows on the Rock. The most successful of these formal experiments is her use of the saint's legend in Death Comes for the Archbishop. In a letter to the editor of The… Expand
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