The Washington Irving Library by Washington Irving

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  • Literary,
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Open LibraryOL11088420M
ISBN 100787111724
ISBN 109780787111724
OCLC/WorldCa40145191

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Washington Irving’s career as a writer began obscurely at age seventeen, when his brother’s newspaper published his series of comic reports on the theater, theater-goers, fashions, balls, courtships, duels, and marriages of his contemporary New York, called Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, n in the persona of an elderly gentleman of the old school, these letters captured his fellow /5(11).

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This second Library of America volume of Washington Irving brings together for the first The Washington Irving Library book three collections of his stories and sketches. 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 celebrity.5/5(5).

Washington Irving by John Wesley Jarvis, (Historic Hudson Valley; public domain via Wikimedia Commons) Rip Van Winkle (The Sketch Book) Washington Irving With contributions from donors, Library of America preserves and celebrates a vital part of our cultural heritage for generations to come. Support our mission.

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This second Library of America volume of Washington Irving brings together for the first time three collections of his stories and sketches. 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 celebrity.

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Washington Irving, (born April 3,New York, New York, U.S.—died NovemTarrytown, New York), writer called the “first American man of letters.”He is best known for the short stories “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle.”.

The favourite and last of 11 children of an austere Presbyterian father and a genial Anglican mother, young, frail Irving grew up. Find nearly any book by Washington IRVING. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers.

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Washington Irving (April 3, –Novem ) was a writer, essayist, historian, biographer, and diplomat most famous for the short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."These works were both a part of "The Sketch Book," the collection of short stories that won him international : Esther Lombardi.

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Irving, Washington, Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey (Gutenberg text) Irving, Washington, The Adventures of Captain Bonneville Gutenberg text. Washington Irving's tales of romance, travel, biographical discourse, and literary musing introduced such classic fictional figures as Rip Van Winkle, Ichabod Crane, and the Headless Horsemen of Sleepy Hollow.

A sage, storyteller, and wit, Irving earned his preeminence in early American literature with these masterpieces in miniature.

Includes. Digging Up the Past (The Adventures of Wishbone #6) by Vivian Sathre, Washington Irving, Rick Duffield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat, Washington Irving was born in New York City in He is best known for his short stories, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, both published in his book, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, as seven paper-bound installments between J and Septem The primary goal of the Washington Irving Library is to create a love of reading in each student.

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Book from Project Gutenberg: Washington Irving Library of Congress Classification: PS Addeddate Call number gutenberg etext# Washington Irving () American author Washington Irving was a short story writer, essayist, poet, travel book writer, biographer, and columnist.

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History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York / Salmagundi / Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. Washington Irving $ - $ The Booth Family Center for Special Collections owns a letter book documenting Washington Irving’s work as U.S.

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The book is considerably more detailed than the most recent "Astoria" book by Peter Stark, as one might expect, since Washington Irving's account of the enterprise is richly informed by the actual journals of the participants. Furthermore, he wrote the book at Astor's request and while he was a guest in the home of John Astor himself/5.

Washington Irving (April 3, – Novem ) was an American short story writer, 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, Gent.

Washington Irving was born April 3, in lower Manhattan, during the week that New York City residents heard of the British ceasefire in Virginia that effectively ended the Revolutionary War. To pay tribute to the great hero of the time, General George Washington, Irving's parents named their eighth child in his honor.

Short stories by Washington Irving were included in the workshops. The Library of America, which was started in with a then-unprecedented NEH grant of $1 million, keeps classic works of American literature in print.

The LOA’s volumes include three collections of Irving’s work. The Works of Washington Irving: Volume I - The Sketch Book, Legends of the Conquest of Spain, A Life of Washington Irving (by Richard Henry Stoddard) by Washington Irving, Richard Stoddard.

Peter Fenelon Collier, Publisher, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.Washington Irving: History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York / Salmagundi / Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.

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