The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories From The Sketch Book by Washington IrvingThe Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories From The Sketch Book by Washington Irving

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories From The Sketch Book

byWashington IrvingIntroduction byWayne Franklin

Mass Market Paperback | April 4, 2006

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Sage, storyteller, and wit, Washington Irving created such staples of American fiction as the stories “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” He earned his preeminence in early American literature with the masterpieces in miniature collected here: dozens of stories, travel essays, biographical discourses, and literary musings. “His influence on American writers is unquestioned,” wrote Edgar Allan Poe, and his stories have proved as enduring as the Catskill Mountains the author immortalized.

“Exceptional talent….I am one of his most ardent admirers. I admired Mr. Irving’s work so much, in fact, that I gave it the ultimate praise; I ‘borrowed it.’”—Edgar Allan Poe
 
With an Introduction by Wayne Franklin
Though trained for law, Washington Irving (1783–1859) turned to writing. The humorous A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty (1809), written under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker, won him wide popularity. In 1815, Irving journeyed to England to manage a branch of the family business. ...
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Title:The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories From The Sketch BookFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 6.75 × 4.2 × 1.1 inPublished:April 4, 2006Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0451530128

ISBN - 13:9780451530127

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