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The world of Washington Irving

Van Wyck Brooks

The world of Washington Irving

by Van Wyck Brooks

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Published by Blakiston in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Early 19th century -- History and criticism

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    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Van Wyck Brooks.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination495 p.
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23334647M

    Washington Irving (April 3, – Novem ) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" () and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, ://   Before Washington Irving published ''The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.,'' containing ''Rip van Winkle,'' and ''The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,'' together with accounts of life in England

    Washington Irving Biography - - Washington Irving Biography and List of Works - Washington Irving Books COVID Update Biblio is open and shipping ://   The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., by Washington Irving This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at

      You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Old Christmas From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving Author: Washington Irving Illustrator: R. Caldecott Release Date: Febru [EBook #] Language: English Character set (Irving. p. ) A key to Irving’s attitude is that inThe Sketch Book. he opened “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” with a note: “Found among the documents of the late Diedrich Knickerbocker. ” (Irving. p. ) Diedrich Knickerbocker was a pseudonym Washington Irving used in his satirical History of New-York. in which he


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Written at the peak of his popularity, these three works reveal Irving’s remarkable diversity, his skill at adapting European legends to his own style, and the talent for entertainment that made him America’s first literary :// World of Washington Irving by Brooks and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at :// History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York / Salmagundi / Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.

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Irving, Washington Personal. Born April 3,in New York, NY; died, Novemin Irvington, NY; son of William (a hardware dealer and Calvinist deacon) and Sarah (Sanders) Irving.

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