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The legend of Sleepy Hollow : and other writings

Author: Washington Irving; Peter Norberg; George Stade
Publisher: New York : Barnes and Noble Books, 2006.
Series: Barnes & Noble classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume showcases Irving's best work across a variety of genres, including whimsical newspaper articles about New York society, the theater, and contemporary fashions; charming travel pieces that evocatively weave together history and legend; humorous stories and satirical essays from The Sketch-Book and its sequel Bracebridge Hall; and excerpts from A History of New York, considered the first great American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Washington Irving; Peter Norberg; George Stade
ISBN: 1593082258 9781593082253
OCLC Number: 72842724
Description: xxix, 494 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The world of Washington Irving and The legend of Sleepy Hollow --
Introduction / Peter Norberg --
A note on the text --
The legend of Sleepy Hollow and other writings --
Endnotes --
Inspired by Washington Irving --
Comments & questions --
For further reading.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble classics.
Responsibility: Washington Irving ; selected, with an introduction and notes, by Peter Norberg ; George Stade, consulting editorial director.

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"This volume showcases Irving's best work across a variety of genres, including whimsical newspaper articles about New York society, the theater, and contemporary fashions; charming travel pieces that evocatively weave together history and legend; humorous stories and satirical essays from The Sketch-Book and its sequel Bracebridge Hall; and excerpts from A History of New York, considered the first great American book of comic literature."--From publisher.

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