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eBook Studies of Irving download ISBN: 0848229592
Publisher: Norwood Editions (1976)
Language: English
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Washington Irving was born in 1783 in New York City. He was the youngest of eleven children of a wealthy merchant father, a Scottish immigrant who had sided with the rebels during the Revolution.

Washington Irving was born in 1783 in New York City. Irving traveled through Europe from 1804-1806 for reasons relating to his health, but also to further his education, like many young people did. He would use material collected during this trip later in his stories and essays. Upon his return to America and New York City, Irving was readmitted to the bar, but he quickly lost interest in the career that he had never really enjoyed. He turned more seriously to literature.

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Books of voyages and travels became my passion, and in devouring their contents, I neglected the regular exercises of the school.

Books of voyages and travels became my passion, and in devouring their contents, I neglected the regular exercises of the school

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Washington Irving’s short story of a New England schoolteacher and his chilling encounter with the Headless Horseman is one of the United States’ most celebrated literary works

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Washington Irving’s short story of a New England schoolteacher and his chilling encounter with the Headless Horseman is one of the United States’ most celebrated literary works.

Irving returned from Europe to study law with his legal mentor Judge Josiah Ogden Hoffman in New York City. Irving appealed to Walter Scott for help procuring a more reputable publisher for the remainder of the book. By his own admission, he was not a good student and barely passed the bar examination in 1806.

Book Condition: Cover, binding and pages are all in Good condition with signs of wear from storage or use. Pages may include occasional notes and highlighting. May include "From the library of" labels with former owner's name.

Washington Irving, an essay; Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. Washington Irving, his life, character, and genius; Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872. Washington Irving, personal reminiscences. Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.

by Charles Dudley Warner and William Cullen Bryant. The twenty years that have elapsed since Irving's death do not at all represent the space that separates our age from his. We seem to have lived a century since the war of the rebellion came to shake and scat ter forever our fatuous dream of security and immunity. In two decades we have had the social and political transformation and growth of a hundred years. And in no aspect of our national life is the transition so marked as it is in our literature, in our mental attitude towards.

Mosaic Books has put together all of Irving Kristol's writings on Judaism and the Jewish people in a new e-book. Be sure to read the detailed and insightful introduction from Kristol's wife, Gertrude Himmelfarb. Mosaic Books Mosaic Magazine. Launched in June 2013, Mosaic takes the same lively, serious, and committed approach to Jewish issues and ideas that marked its predecessor publication, Jewish Ideas Daily, while offering a fresh mix of content.