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Washington Irving"s Tales of a traveller

Washington Irving

Washington Irving"s Tales of a traveller

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Published by Longmans, Green in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introd. by Brander Matthews together with notes and other illustrative matter by George Rice Carpenter.
SeriesLongmans" English classics [no. 1]
ContributionsMatthews, Brander, 1852-1929, ed., Carpenter, George Rice, 1863-1909, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2070 .A1 1895
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 408 p. incl. front. (port.)
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6902493M
LC Control Number01001267
OCLC/WorldCa545110

The Sketch Book (–20) is a medley of short stories, essays, and articles. His Bracebridge Hall () is a book that offers scenes from the lives of residents of a patriarchal English estate. In the Tales of a Traveller () Irving condemned hypocrisy and Puritan intolerance. Start studying Washington Irving. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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American man of letters, was born at New York on the 3rd of April Both his parents were immigrants from Great Britain, his father, originally an officer in the merchant Born: Washington Irving was America's first genuine internationally best-selling author.

This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline. ‘Tales of a Traveller’, which though commercially moderately successful was critically panned. The book reigned at the book shelves and was.

The book was conceived as a parody of Samuel L. Mitchill’s The Picture of New-York; or the Traveller’s Guide through the Commercial Metropolis of the United States.

Mitchill, a Columbia medical professor and U.S. senator, seemed to know everything about everything, and Irving poked fun at Mitchill’s know-it-all sensibility with his.

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He was born on April 3 rd, in New York City, New York, to William Irving, a petty officer from the British Navy, and Sarah Sanders Irving. Only eight of their eleven children survived to adulthood including William, Jr., Ann, Peter, Catherine, Ebenezer, John.

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Boston: Desmond Publishing Co. Very Good. Leather Bound. Subscription edition (there's a library edition, too). Seven half-leather volumes. Incomplete set, includes The Alhambra, Mahomet, Tales of a Traveller, Sketch Book, Astoria, Columbus and second book of Washington.

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They contain two of his most famous tales: Rip van Winkle, about a man who falls asleep for 20 years, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, in which schoolmaster Ichabod. Tales of a Traveller/by Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (Complete Works of Washington Irving) by Irving, Washington Seller Ed's Editions, LLC Published.

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() Washington Irving. Bracebridge Hall () Tales of a Traveller () The Alhambra () Washington Irving: Three Western Narratives. Tales of a Traveller () consists entirely of short stories arranged in four categories: European stories, tales of London literary life, accounts of Italian bandits, and narrations by Irving's alter-ego, Diedrich Knickerbocker.

The most enduring of these, according to many critics, are "The German Student," which some consider a significant. Bracebridge Hall and Tales of a Traveller Portrait of Irving in aboutattributed to Charles Robert Leslie 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.

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