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Tales by Washington Irving

Washington Irving

Tales by Washington Irving

by Washington Irving

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Published by Oxford U.P. in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Carl VanDoren.
SeriesThe World"s Classics
ContributionsVan Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13856938M

Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Shortly after completing a biography of Christopher Columbus in , Washington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain/5(). The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales by Washington Irving. Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.

This is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace while writing some of the material for his book. In , Washington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 40 by Washington Irving; Tales of a Traveller by Washington Irving. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Irving, Washington, Title: Tales of a Traveller Language: English.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales by Washington Irving Both are included—along with many other tales—in this classic collection by Washington Irving. About The Author. Washington Irving. Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. Get a FREE e-book by Released on: Octo Buy The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales by Washington Irving online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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The Complete Tales Of Washington Irving Paperback – Tales by Washington Irving book by Washington Irving (Author)Cited by: 3. It is simply the stories that Washington Irving collected during his stay in the Alhambra. Many of the the tales are about "Moorish" gold (an apprenticeship for American gold) of Moorish armies hidden in a preserved form in the rocks below Granada, tales of the Spaniards' wars with the by: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales collects the best macabre stories of Washington Irving.

Blending sly humor with supernatural thrills, these tales are /5. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales collects the best macabre stories of Washington Irving. Blending sly humor with supernatural thrills, these tales are among the most beloved and re-read of all American fiction/5(4).

"Rip Van Winkle," another traditional favorite from the same historic period, tells the tale of man who fell asleep for twenty years and found his small town in the Catskill Mountains much changed by the time he awakened.

Both are included—along with many other tales—in this classic collection by Washington Irving.4/4(3). The Sketch Book, short-story collection by Washington Irving, first published in –20 in seven separate parts. Most of the book’s odd pieces concern Irving’s impressions of England, but six chapters deal with American subjects.

Of these the tales “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Macabre Tales is a collection of short stories by Washington Irving.

I liked some stories better than others, but overall Im giving the book 4 stars. The review that follows is only for the short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" 4*/5. Washington Irving: Bracebridge Hall, Tales of a Traveller, The Alhambra (Library of America) Irving, Washington Published by Library of America ().

History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York / Salmagundi / Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. Washington Irving $ - $ Irving followed with Bracebridge Hall (), and then Tales of a Traveller (). After accepting an invitation from the U.S. Minister to Spain, he moved to Madrid in and embarked on Born: Tales of a Traveler ().

By: Washington Irving: Tales of a Traveller, by Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. () is a collection of essays and short stories. in Europe, primarily in Germany and Paris.

by Irving, Washington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tales of the Alhambra () is a collection of essays, verbal sketches and stories by American author Washington Irving (–) inspired by, and partly written during, his visit to the palace/fortress complex known as the Alhambra in Granada, Andalusia, SpainAuthor: Geoffrey Crayon (Washington Irving).

Read a passage from Rip Van Winkle (The Sketch Book) by Washington Irving. Books. Washington Irving: History, Tales & Sketches LOA N° Washington Irving: Bracebridge Hall, Tales LOA N° Washington Irving: Three Western Narratives LOA N° Washington Irving: Fiction, Travels, and H.

Washington Irving ( – ) was an American author, 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. With both Irving and publisher John Murray eager to follow up on the success of The Sketch Book, Irving spent much of travelling in Europe in search of new material, reading widely in Dutch and German folk tales.

Hampered by writer's block—and depressed by the death of his brother William—Irving worked slowly, finally delivering a completed manuscript to Murray in March Born: April 3,New York City, New York. Make Offer - RIP VAN WINKLE book Garden City Publishing by Washington Irving illustrated Complete Works of Washington Irving 10 Vol.

c HC, quarter leather binding $   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.

Washington Irving wrote several realistic sketches (The Sketch Book, –20; The Alhambra, ) in which he carefully recorded appearances and actions.

Irving also wrote stories in which the details were taken not from ostensible reality but from within a character’s mind. Tales by Washington Irving. [Washington Irving] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Washington Irving.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 16 cm. Series Title. 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 Library of America has published a volume of Washington Irving, and though I never intended to read it, I did glance through, and discovered the story of Rip Van Winkle.

Rip sits down for a drink, and lo, next thing he knows, 20 years have passed. Just so with a reviewer who sits down for a glance at Washington Irving.Make Offer - Washington Irving, History, Tales, and Sketches, Library of America HC Good Cond Irvings Essays From The Sketch Book Washington Irving Cloth Hardcover VTG $Includes tales by Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving.

Readers new to this genre will discover its pleasures; the Victorian quaintness, the sometimes shocking difference in social norms, the almost comical politeness and structured etiquette, the archaic and precise language, but mostly the Victorians’ skill at stoking Reviews: 6.