Published December 1997
by Audio Literature .
Written in English
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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.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. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of The Alhambra, Rip Van Winkle, The works of Washington Irving, Astoria, The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent, Bracebridge Hall, Life of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith. 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.
HINT: For a quick introduction to Irving's sources read his preface from the beginning of A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, Volume With this understanding we can begin researching the sources Irving used and the adequacy of Irving's book. Using an example, we'll look at open internet searching and searching the library : Veronica Bielat. Washington Irving Book Awards Washington Irving Awards Celebrating local authors and promoting reading, these biennial awards have honored Westchester authors since Books are selected by a panel of Westchester librarians based on criteria that include readability, literary quality, and . Washington Irving, (born April 3, , New York, New York, U.S.—died Novem , Tarrytown, 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 over , booksellers.
The Free Library > Literature > Washington Irving Washington Irving ( - ) Washington Irving was born on April 3, , the youngest of eleven children. 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. Learn more about Washington Irving. Browse Washington Irving’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible. Washington Irving Branch - Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA. likes 2 talking about this were here. The Washington Irving Branch Library is part of the Los Angeles Public 4/5(8).