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eBook A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, Volume 1 ePub

by Washington Irving

  • ISBN: 1147428328
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Washington Irving
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Nabu Press (March 16, 2010)
  • Pages: 284
  • ePub book: 1655 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1490 kb
  • Other: lit rtf mbr lrf
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 163

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A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker is an 1809 book on the history of New York City by Washington Irving.

A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker is an 1809 book on the history of New York City by Washington Irving. The book is significant as early media describing what became modern Christmas traditions in the United States. Contemporary critics of the book described it as "an attempt to annihilate the history of America".

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. The original American ghost story. Though Irving crafted many of the most memorable characters in fiction, from Rip Van Winkle to Ichabod Crane, his gifts were not confined to the short story alone. North of New York City lies Sleepy Hollow, a secluded glen rumored to be the home of countless phantoms and specters. He was also a master of satire, essay, travelogue, and folktale, as evidenced in this classic collection.

A History of New York, a satirical history by Washington Irving, published in 1809 and revised in 1812, 1819, and 1848. Originally intended as a burlesque of historiography and heroic styles of epic poetry, the work became more serious as the author proceeded. Diedrich Knickerbocker, the putative.

Washington Irving was the first American literary artist to earn his living solely through his writings and is considered to be the Father of the American Short Story

Washington Irving was the first American literary artist to earn his living solely through his writings and is considered to be the Father of the American Short Story. Irving wrote this satire under the pseudonym of Diedrich Knickerbocker. It has been called the first great book of comic literature written by an American. Washington Irving was the first American literary artist to earn his living solely through his writings and is considered to be the Father of the American Short Story.

Irving draws an unflattering image of the settlers of the colony New Nederland and the Dutch are drawn as lazy pipe . The work is considered a satire on the political leadership of the United States.

Irving draws an unflattering image of the settlers of the colony New Nederland and the Dutch are drawn as lazy pipe smokers of little minds. 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.

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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, Containing, Among Many Suprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the Disastrous Projects of William the Testy, and the Chivalric Achievements of Peter the Headstrong, the Three Dutch Governors of New-Amsterdam, Being the Only Authentic History of the Times that.

the Testy, and the Chivalric Achievements of Peter the Headstrong, the Three Dutch Governors of New-Amsterdam; Being the Only Authentic History of the Times that. J. Wylie & Company, 1821 - 372 psl.

A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty; Containing, Among Many Surprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the Disastrous Projects of William the Testy, and the Chivalric Achievements of Peter the Headstrong, the Three Dutch Governors of New-Amsterdam; Being the Only Authentic History of the Times that. Ever Hath Been Published. 1 Apžvalga.

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