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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories from The Sketch Book

by Washington Irving

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24269891M
ISBN 109781101084342, 9781101099193, 9781101096222

The name of that little story? "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Maybe you've heard of it. But then, in , he churned out The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., and his collection of stories and essays smacked those Europeans in the face with comedy. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Washington Irving (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! - Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories: The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayo $ Free shipping. SPONSORED.

This item: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories: Or, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving Paperback CDN$ Only 7 Reviews: 7.   The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a short story of speculative fiction by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Written while Irving was living Brand: Musaicum Books.

The story was published in Geoffrey Crayon's (another fictional guy) The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (which, by the way, is really written by Irving under a pseudonym). Got it? By the time the story of Sleepy Hollow gets to us, it has gone through a lot of he-said-she-said, and it's something like an urban legend. Buy a cheap copy of Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Selected book by Geoffrey Crayon. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Writings, by Washington Irving, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable Free shipping over $


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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories from The Sketch Book by Washington Irving Download PDF EPUB FB2

Indeed, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle" are the capstone stories to THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW AND OTHER STORIES, OR THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT.

However, it is the other 32 essays and short stories that are the jewel to the Modern Library Classics'edition of Washington Irving's most widely read literary tales/5(9). 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 : Penguin Publishing Group.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories From the Sketch Book (Signet Classics) - Kindle edition by Irving, Washington, Franklin, Wayne. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories From the Sketch Book (Signet Classics)/5(69).

In The Sketch-Book (), Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions. In two sketches, he experiments with tales transplanted from Europe, thereby creating the first classic American short stories, Rip Van Winkle, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.4/5.

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35 rows  The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., commonly referred to as The Sketch Book, is. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, short story by Washington Irving, first published in The Sketch Book in – The protagonist of the story, Ichabod Crane, is a Yankee schoolteacher who lives in Sleepy Hollow, a Dutch enclave on the Hudson River.

A suggestible man, Crane believes the ghost stories. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” first appeared in Washington Irving’s collection of stories, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., published in The text and illustrations used in this ebook are from the revised edition of the Sketch Book, published in   The Legend of Sleepy Hollow resurfaces every year around gton Irving's tale of a headless horseman who terrorizes the real-life village of Sleepy Hollow is considered one of.

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories: The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent{Paperback, }/5(). The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a great story for Halloween, and Washington Irving is a great American Author.

His stories about old New York, are so colorful, it's like going back in time. I love the story of the dorkish Ichabod Crane trying to woo and win the lucious Katrina Van Tassle, much to the chagrin of her suitor, Bram Bones/5().

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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.”. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Modern Library Classics Ser.: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories: Or, the Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent by Washington Irving (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at.

Originally published under a pseudonym as The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories gave America its own haunted mythology. This collection of larger-than-life tales contains Washington Irving’s best-known literary inventions—Ichabod Crane, the Headless Horseman, and Rip Van Winkle—that.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories From the Sketch Book. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories. by Washington Irving Alice Hoffman ebook. Read a sample Read a sample fascinates his imagination, and at once excites and satisfies the desires of his mind.

To me, this first book was The Sketch Book of Washington Irving The charm of The Sketch Book remains unbroken. Although the source for “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is believed to be an old European folktale, in the context of The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., it is a very American story.

This is clear, first of all, in the fact that it is set in America at all, when the primary cohesive factor of the collection is Crayon’s travels in Europe. The Sketch Book contains a wide assortment of various kinds of short stories and prose works, most famous for Rip van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Those last two stories have been repackaged and sold in many different formats, but it was in The Sketch Book that the public first gained exposure to them, so I decided to buy the Sketch Reviews:. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

Written while Irving was living abroad in Birmingham, England, "T.The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Other Selections from the Sketch Book by. Rip Van Winkle: and other selected stories by.

Washington Irving. avg rating — 2 ratings. Want to Read saving The Pride of the Village, and other tales from "The Sketch Book" by. Washington Irving.Please note that this is the graphic novel adaptation of Sleepy Hollow. If you're looking for the short story, go here.

This is Bo Hampton's Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a faithful adaptation of .