Corpus ID: 59450194

The Priest in Sender's Réquiem por un campesino español

  title={The Priest in Sender's R{\'e}quiem por un campesino espa{\~n}ol},
  author={D. Henn},
  journal={The International Fiction Review},
  • D. Henn
  • Published 1974
  • History
  • The International Fiction Review
  • Although Ramon Sender's short novel Requiem por un campesino espanol may be regarded as a general indictment of an anachronistic and unjust social system in rural northern Spain of the 1920s and 1930s, more salient and thematically constant is the suggestion of the deficiency of the Spanish Church, epitomized by the village priest, Mosen Millân. Sender himself has commented on the social aspect of the novel but without making any specific reference to the Church or the priest concerned: "Tiene… CONTINUE READING