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Washington Irving, and other essays, biographical, historical and philosophical

Ingraham, Charles Anson

Washington Irving, and other essays, biographical, historical and philosophical

by Ingraham, Charles Anson

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by the author, Cambridge, N.Y.

Statementby Charles Anson Ingraham.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3517.N35 W3 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4880310M
ISBN 100848211553
LC Control Number76008535
OCLC/WorldCa2091692

The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Washington Irving: Volume 2 () The Legend of Sleepy Hollow / Rip Van Winkle / The Spectre Bridegroom () with Kathryn R. Knight and W. T. Robinson; Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories () The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories () The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories (). Structured around major movements in world history, the lives of leading educators, and the philosophies and ideologies that resulted from their ideas, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction, Fifth Edition provides a clear interdisciplinary exploration of the development of educational ideas. The author takes a global Reviews: 1.

The book was a satirical history of New York City and poked fun at politics, society, and the city’s historical conception of itself. Washington Irving was bold enough to suggest why it was so well received. He wrote: “[A History of New-York] gave me celebrity, as an original work was something remarkable and uncommon in America." Irving.   Washington Irving () was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the 19th century. He is 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 Brand: E-Artnow.

Irving's last finished work, something he had been working on for many years but kept putting aside for other more pressing projects is his Life of George Washington (). Washington Irving died on 28 November and now rests in the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery overlooking the Old Dutch Church in Tarrytown, New York. This book is a "must have" for every Washington Irving fan. There is just an amazing amount of his material in this edition, all of it classic. I've even found material in this edition that I hadn't read anywhere in quite a while. This edition is pretty complete, at least when it comes to short stories, sketches and essays/5(2).


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Washington Irving (April 3, – Novem ) was an American short-story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his and other essays stories "Rip Van Winkle" () and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (), both of which appear in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

Resting place: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, New York. Washington Irving Washington Irving was considered to be the first professional man of letters and was influential in the development of short stories. He was the first author to sell his stories abroad other than America.

Washington Irving was born and raised in New York City on April 3,and he was the youngest of eleven children. Irving's Death: In he returned back to the United States after serving as secretary to the American Embassy in London.

He finally settle in Tarrytown, New York and lived in the united states for the rest of his life. Between the 's until a few month before his death inIrving was suffering from health condition. History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York / Salmagundi / Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.

Washington Irving $ - $ Rip Van Winkle: And other American essays from The sketch-book, (The Riverside literature series) by Irving, Washington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Washington Irving has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Washington Irving’s most popular book is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories. Washington Irving Author and editor Washington Irving was born in New York City on April 3, Irving achieved international fame for his fictional works, including the stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, as well as for his biographies and historical Size: KB.

Biographical Notes on Washington Irving essays1. Author and editor Washington Irving was born in New York City on April 3, Irving achieved international fame for his fictional works, including the stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, as well as for his biographies and histor.

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.

His biographical works, showing his continuing broad range of interests, include Mohammed () and George Washington ( in five volumes). Most of these works are forgotten today except to literary historians, but many of Irving's observations and bon mots are still bandied about today.

For example, the reference to a big city as "Gotham. Essays and criticism on Washington Irving - Critical Essays. Although best known today as an American humorist, Irving’s literary career also encompassed historical works and biographies. THE SKETCH BOOK BY WASHINGTON IRVING (MACMILLAN'S POCKET SERIES OF ENGLISH CLASSICS) by Washington Irving and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Washington Irving was born April 3, in lower Manhattan, during the week that New York City residents heard of the British ceasefire in Virginia that effectively ended the Revolutionary War.

To pay tribute to the great hero of the time, General George Washington, Irving's parents named their eighth child in his honor. Essays, Articles, and Book Chapters. Philosophical Thinking in Childhood () Jana Mohr Lone: Children, Education, Department of Philosophy University of Washington Savery Hall, RoomBox Seattle, WA Telephone: () Fax.

Washington Irving Chambers papers, Summary Correspondence, memoranda, logbooks, subject files, printed matter, blueprints, photographs, and other papers relating to Chambers's service in the U.S.

Navy and with the Greely Relief Expedition to the Arctic in and the Nicaragua Canal survey expedition of. 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/5.“While a number of other stories in The Sketch Book were better known, none would have a greater impact on American culture than these four Christmas essays,” writes biographer Brian Jay Jones.

Irving wrote with fondness of old English Christmases, with their dinners and dancing and singing, their decorations and blazing fires, their air of.The biographical essays of which I have spoken were the only published writings of Irving between the appearance of the History of New-York, in .