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Washington Irving, an American study, 1802-1832

William L. Hedges

Washington Irving, an American study, 1802-1832

by William L. Hedges

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Published by John Hopkins Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irving, Washington, -- 1783-1859 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William L. Hedges.
    SeriesGoucher college series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 274 p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23264678M
    LC Control Number65011663

    In his book, Washington Irving: An American Study, , William Hedges discusses the Romantic side of Life and Voyages of Columbus, and there are many points where the two works are thematically similar. Hedges identifies a Quixotic element in Irving's Columbus. OneAuthor: Raymond George Lacina. This collection by the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow recounts the experiences of an American abroad in the early nineteenth century. In Tales of a Traveller, renowned essayist and short story writer Washington Irving turns his talents to the genre of travel writing. Based on his excursions across Europe, Irving tells of the people he.

    Washington Irving Washington Irving, considered the father and creator of the American short story, writes symbolically of American society through his read full [Essay Sample] for free Hedges, William L. Washington Irving: An American Study, , Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, Irving, Washington. The Devil and Tom Walker. A special study is Walter Reichart, Washington Irving and Germany (). A Century of Commentary on the Works of Washington Irving, ed. Andrew B. Myers (), is a useful collection. Major critical studies are William L. Hedges, Washington Irving: An American Study, – (); Martin Roth, Comedy and America: The Lost World of.

    Hedges, William L. Washington Irving, an American study, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, Hiller, Alice. "'an Avenue to Some Degree of Profit and Reputation': The Sketch Book as Washington Irving's Entree and Undoing." Journal of American Studies 31 2 (): Print. Horowitz, Howard. Today, many critics concur with Fred Lewis Pattee's assertion that the "American short story began in with Washington Irving." Commentators agree, moreover, that in "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," Irving established an artistic standard and model for subsequent generations of American short story writers.


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$Author: Allen Guttmann. Washington Irving, (born April 3,New York, New York, U.S.—died NovemTarrytown, 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. This article is a reconsideration of Washington Irving’s early career between the productions of his first two major works: A History of New York () and The Sketch Book (–20).

His life and writings in that period are treated as a study in the individual problem of being a ‘questioning American,’ specifically a questioning American writer, in the new Cited by: 2. Washington Irving: An American Study, avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving 4/5.

Famed 19th century American author Washington Irving is known for his biographical works and such stories as 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.' Synopsis Author Washington Irving Born: Washington Irving was born April 3, He grew up in Manhattan, New York and was a pretty goofy, adventurous kid who liked to go wandering and dreamed of.

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Washington Irving’s tale, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, was the last story in his collection of literary sketches published as The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. in –As his most enduring and popular work, The Sketch Book followed a ten year hiatus after his spoofing A History of New York (), written pseudonymously under the name of Author: Sherlyn Abdoo.

William L. Hedges was a professor of English at Goucher College and a former chairman of Goucher's American studies and English department. Washington Irving An American Study. IRVING, Washington. Nationality: : New York City, 3 April Education: Educated in local schools; studied law in the offices of Henry Masterton,Brockholst Livingstone,and Josiah Ogden Hoffman, ; admitted to New York bar,but practised only intermittently.

Military Service: Served as military aide to New York Governor .Start studying American literature Washington Irving. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Study Guide Sources Washington Irving This Study Guide consists of approximately 66 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.