The Historical Works of Washington Irving- Washington Irving

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Summary

Washington Irving (1783-1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington and Oliver Goldsmith, and several histories of 15th-century Spain, dealing with subjects such as the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846. _x000D_ This unique and meticulously edited collection includes: INTRODUCTION:_x000D_ SPEECH: NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 18, 1842 by Charles Dickens_x000D_ BIOGRAPHY OF WASHINGTON IRVING by Charles Dudley Warne_x000D_ A TOUR ON THE PRAIRIES_x000D_ THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE_x000D_ ASTORIA_x000D_ CHRONICLE OF THE CONQUEST OF GRANADA_x000D_ LIFE OF OLIVER GOLDSMITH_x000D_ LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON_x000D_ THE STUDENT'S LIFE OF WASHINGTON
Format:
E-book
Pages E-book:
3612
Languages:
English
Published:
17/05/2022
Publisher E-Book:
DigiCat
ISBN E-book:
8596547007777

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