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Tales of the Alhambra (1832) is a collection of essays, verbal sketches and stories by American author Washington Irving (1783–1859) inspired by, and partly written during.
Tales of the Alhambra (1832) is a collection of essays, verbal sketches and stories by American author Washington Irving (1783–1859) inspired by, and partly written during, his 1828 visit to the palace/fortress complex known as the Alhambra in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. Shortly after completing a biography of Christopher Columbus in 1828, Washington Irving travelled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain.
A commemorative plaque in Spanish at the Alhambra reads, "Washington Irving wrote his Tales of Alhambra in these rooms in 1829". The book was instrumental in reintroducing the Alhambra to Western audiences. Genre(s): Non-fiction, Art, Design & Architecture, History.
LibriVox recording of The Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards, by Washington Irving. This is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Irving lived at the Alhambra. Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace while writing some of the material for his book. In 1828, Washington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain. At first sight, he described it as "a most picturesque and beautiful city, situated in one of the loveliest landscapes that I have ever seen.
Tales of the Alhambra" is must-reading for the traveler in Spain. Irving is best remembered in this country for his collections of American folklore, like the stories of Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman, but in Spain they remember him for the Alhambra stories - in fact, there's a hotel named in his honor in Granada. I think this book is much more enjoyable if you read it after you have visited the Alhambra; two Moorish palaces that sit on top of a mountain in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountain range of Spain, palaces of incredible architecture and setting, the last outpost of the Moors in Spain.
Washington Irving would be later known as a famous 19th century writer of the Hudson River valley school (in . On returning from Spain this spring with fresh memories of The Alhambra of Grenada, I downloaded Washington Irving's work. I wish I had read it before visiting The Alhambra.
Washington Irving would be later known as a famous 19th century writer of the Hudson River valley school (in future years, the author of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the Headless Horseman, Rip Van Winkle). As the son of a family of means, the young Irving was sent to the European continent to complete his education and gain worldly polish. In these not so dusty pages one views the political and social background of The Alhambra, and hence, all of Spain.
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