The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories

21 avril 2008|
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories de Washington Irving
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The quintessential American writer, Washington Irving emerged as the country's first popular author with such beloved nineteenth-century short stories as "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." These highly entertaining fiction masterpieces reveal Irving's unique mastery at portraying the landscapes and culture of early America.
This modestly priced edition includes both of these Irving landmarks, as well as other acclaimed short works by the famous essayist, travel writer, biographer, and historian:
- "The Spectre Bridegroom"
- "The Devil and Tom Walker"
- "The Wife"
- "Westminster Abbey"
- "Mountjoy"
- "Adventure of the Mysterious Stranger"
and five other classics.
Filled with satire, pathos, and picturesque observations, these remarkable stories are important foundations of the American literary tradition.
Washington Irving, one of the first Americans to achieve international recognition as an author, was born in New York City in 1783. His A History of New York, published in 1809 under the name of Diedrich Knickerbocker, was a satirical history of New York that spanned the years from 1609 to 1664. Under another pseudonym, Geoffrey Crayon...
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Titre :The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :176 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :176 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 po
Publié le :21 avril 2008
Publié par :Dover Publications
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780486466583

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