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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gents. [pseud.]...

by Washington Irving

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Published by G. P. Putnam in New-York and London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Fiction

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2066 .A1 1850
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, [9]-465 p.
    Number of Pages465
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24776298M
    LC Control Number44050900

    In The Sketch-Book (), Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions. In two sketches, he experiments with tales transplanted from Europe, thereby creating the first classic American short stories, Rip Van Winkle, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon is the compilation of 34 short stories and essays by Washington Irving. It includes some of his most famous stories, such as The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, and was one of the first works of American fiction to become popular in Britain and by:

      sister projects: Wikidata item.; In Irving published The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, which includes his best known stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip van Winkle".The pieces for the Sketch Book were originally written by Irving when he was in Europe and were sent to his publishers in New York for publication in periodicals in the U.S.— Excerpted from The Sketch Book. Stories range from the maudlin (such as "The Wife" and "The Widow and Her Son") to the picaresque ("Little Britain") and the comical ("The Mutability of Literature"), but the common thread running through The Sketch Book — and a key part of its attraction to readers — is the personality of Irving's pseudonymous narrator, Geoffrey Crayon.

    Related Questions and Answers for Quotes in The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Based on his introductory note, who is Geoffrey Crayon? Geoffrey Crayon was actually a pen name for the real. THE SKETCH-BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT Geoffrey Crayon Edition, Vol II Only, Revised Edition by Crayon, Geoffrey & Washington Irving. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13"; tall; pages; Sound copy, cello tape to spine.


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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gents. [pseud.].. by Washington Irving Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – Octo by Washington Irving (Author) › Visit Amazon's Washington Irving Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this Cited by: : The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [Pseud.], Volume 2 (): Irving, Washington: BooksFormat: Paperback. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., commonly referred to as The Sketch Book, is a collection of 34 essays and short stories written by American author Washington Irving.

It was published serially throughout and The collection includes two of Irving's best-known stories, Pages:   The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon Contents: The author's account of himself -- The voyage -- Roscoe -- The wife -- Rip Van Winkle -- English writers on America -- Rural life in England -- The broken heart -- The art of book-making -- A royal poet -- The country church -- The widow and her son -- A Sunday in London -- The Boar's Head Tavern.

the sketch-book of geoffrey crayon, gent. preface to the revised edition. the sketch book. the author’s account of himself.

the voyage. roscoe. the wife. rip van winkle. english writers on america. rural life in england. the broken heart. the art of book-making. a royal poet. the country church. the widow and her son.

a sunday in london.*. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., commonly referred to as The Sketch Book, is a collection of 34 essays and short stories written by the American author Washington Irving. It was published serially throughout and and first published in book form in Irving’s The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

was first published in and in the United States in seven paperbound installments and then in two volumes in England. It became an. Full text of "The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent., [pseud.]" See other formats.

78 rows  The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon is the compilation of 34 short stories and essays by. The Sketch Book, in full The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., short-story collection by Washington Irving, first published in –20 in seven separate of the book’s odd pieces concern Irving’s impressions of England, but six chapters deal with American subjects.

Of these the tales “ The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “ Rip Van Winkle” have been called the first. The sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. [pseud.]. Item Preview The sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. [pseud.].

by [Irving, Washington], Publication date Publisher New York, G. Putnam's sons Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsorPages: The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon (Oxford World's Classics Ser.) / Irving, Washington; Manning, Susan (editor) (1 copy separate) The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

/ Irving, Washingtion (1 copy separate) The legend of Sleepy Hollow and other tales, or, The sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. / Irving, Washington (1 copy separate)/5(14). The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. was published in seven installments between Best known stories, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle are featured separately in our collection for your convenience.

"I have no wife nor children, good or bad, to provide for. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon This collection of stories from Washington Irving includes some of America's best-known works of fiction-such as the famous Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow-as well as lesser-known works as The Specter Bridegroom, Westminster Abbey, English Writers on /5(3).

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.; Salmagundi: or, The Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq. and others; Tales of a Traveller. THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT. by WASHINGTON IRVING. "I have no wife nor children, good or bad, to provide for.

A mere spectator of other men's fortunes and adventures, and how they play their parts; which, methinks, are diversely presented unto me, as from a common theatre or scene Continue reading book >>4/5(1).

Read A Royal Poet of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving. The text begins: Though your body be confined And soft love a prisoner bound, Yet the beauty of your mind Neither check nor chain hath found.

Look out nobly, then, and dare Even the fetters that you wear. -- FLETCHER. N a soft sunny morning in the genial month of May I made an excursion to Windsor Castle.

With these words, Washington Irving expresses the dilemma of every American artist in the nineteenth century.

The Sketch-Book () looks simultaneously towards audiences on both sides of the Atlantic, as Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions.

He sketches a series of encounters with the cultural shrines of the parent nation, and in two /5(5). The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. New York: C.S. Van Winkle, Seven parts. Octavo, modern plain brown paper wrappers.

Housed in custom chemise and slipcase. Scarce first edition in original parts, all first printings, of Irving's Sketch Book, featuring "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and the first appearance of "Rip Van Winkle.".

Page 67 - In that same village, and in one of these very houses (which. to tell the precise truth, was sadly time-worn and weatherbeaten), there lived many years since, while the country was yet a province of Great Britain, a simple good-natured fellow, of the name of Rip Van Winkle.

He was a descendant of the Van Winkles who figured so gallantly in the chivalrous days of Peter Stuyvesant, and /5(5).

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. is a book of essays and short stories by Washington was published in "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" are two of the collection's short have been adapted to comic books, animated movies, plays, television programs, and .Read texts from The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

and join the Genius community of scholars to learn the meaning behind the words.The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Macabre Tales is a collection of short stories by Washington Irving. I liked some stories better than others, but overall Im giving the book 4 stars.

The review that follows is only for the short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow/5.