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The legend of Sleepy Hollow and other stories

Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: London : HarperPress, 2012.
Series: Collins classics.
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This collection of essays, sketches, and tales established Washington's reputation as America's foremost professional author. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle are classics of American fiction and display Irving's ability to depict American landscapes and culture. This volume also contains a number of gently ironic pieces about life in England that reflect the author's interest in the traditions of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Washington Irving
ISBN: 9780007920662 0007920660
OCLC Number: 794814003
Description: xxiv, 436 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. 'There was a contagion in the very air that blew from that haunted region; it breathed forth an atmosphere of dreams and fancies infecting all the land.' Featuring 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle', this collection of inspired essays, stories and sketches established Washington Irving's reputation as one of America's foremost authors. Irving's timeless characters, including Ichabod Crane, Rip Van Winkle and the headless Hessian trooper, jostle for space alongside 31 equally atmospheric and lyrical works in this haunting anthology from one of America's most distinctive literary voices.
Series Title: Collins classics.
Responsibility: Washington Irving.
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