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Life of George Washington (The works of Washington Irving, v. 22-26) download ebook
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0404094325
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Washington Irving
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Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short-story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The.

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short-story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. It is intended to be a free ebook version of Washington Irving’s haunting masterpiece

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. It is intended to be a free ebook version of Washington Irving’s haunting masterpiece. 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. A classic for Halloween and campfires, the story has been adapted multiple times for stage and screen since its publication in 1820.

Life of George Washington book. Irving's historical works include a five volume biography of George Washington (after whom he was named) as well as biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra. Irving felt a strong connection to Spain and was appointed by President John Tyler to serve as the first Spanish speaking . minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846.

Встречается в книгах (111) с 1801 по 2008.

Author Washington Irving was born in New York City in 1783. He turned out a succession of mainly historical and biographical works during this time, including the five-volume Life of George Washington (1855-59). Irving passed away at his estate on November 28, 1859. He achieved international fame for the fictional stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," as well as for such biographical works as A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus. Irving also served as the . Early Years and Career.

Washington Irving's second book, A History of New York, from the. Tarrytown, NY: Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1976. Washington Irving Washington Irving was the first native American to succeed as a professional writer. The monumental Life of George Washington was eventually published in five volumes over a five year period, the last volume finally seeing print in the last months of Irving’s life. Rubin-Dorsky, Jeffrey.

Washington Irving popularized the terms Gotham and Knickerbocker as well as creating . Early Life of Washington Irving. While living in London Irving wrote his most important work, The Sketch Book, which he published under the pseudonym of "Geoffrey Crayon.

Washington Irving popularized the terms Gotham and Knickerbocker as well as creating unforgettable characters like Rip Van Winkle. The book first appeared in several small volumes in American in 1819 and 1820.

Like Lincoln he was infinitely greater than anything he did. A military genius, he wrested liberty from tyranny; a statesman, he helped evolve a stable government from political chaos; a patriot, he refused a crown

Washington Irving's Life of George Washington (published in five volumes in 1856-59) was the product of his last years and remains his most personal work.

Washington Irving's Life of George Washington (published in five volumes in 1856-59) was the product of his last years and remains his most personal work. Christened with the name of the great general, Irving was blessed by Washington while still a boy of seven, and later came to know many of the prominent figures of the Revolution. In these pages he describes them using firsthand source material and observation

Author Washington Irving believed this, his monumental biography of America's first great military hero . Indeed, it is a masterful work, a superlative life of George Washington, and stood as a definitive text long after its 1860 publication.

Author Washington Irving believed this, his monumental biography of America's first great military hero and president, to be his finest literary achievement. Volume IV delves into the end of the Revolution and Washington's terms as president of the United States, and feature the full texts of his farewell address and will. WASHINGTON IRVING (1783-1859) was born in New York City. to Scottish immigrant parents.