The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon
by Washington Irving
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2009
Number of pages: 392
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.
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