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The Knickerbocker Tradition: Washington Irving's New York epub

by Andrew B. Myers


The Knickerbocker Tradition: Washington Irving's New York epub

ISBN: 0912882085

ISBN13: 978-0912882086

Author: Andrew B. Myers

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: History & Criticism

Language: English

Publisher: Fordham University Press; 1 edition (January 1, 1974)

Pages: 153 pages

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Before Washington Irving published ''The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon .

Before Washington Irving published ''The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. As Washington Irving became known in the world, Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow all joined his crowd of admirers. With the publication of the fictitious Diedrich Knickerbocker's ''A History of New-York'' in 1809, a spoof of 17th-century Dutch traditions, Irving had his first success.

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. 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

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. 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. Knickerbocker's purported manuscript, A History of New York, was Irving's own. Told from Knickerbocker's point of view, A History of New York is a chronicle of New York's fifty years under Dutch rule in the 1600s that plays fast and loose with the facts, to uproarious effect.

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Strictly speaking, it denotes the Dutch inheritance important to New York City, New York State, all the Middle States, and indeed the nation.