The Resource Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra, Washington Irving

Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra, Washington Irving

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Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra
Title
Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra
Statement of responsibility
Washington Irving
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Language
eng
Summary
This second Library of America volume of Washington Irving brings together for the first time three collections of his stories and sketches. Bracebridge Hall (1822) was published under the pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon, and centers on an English manor, its inhabitants, and the tales they tell. Interspersed with witty, evocative sketches of country life among the English nobility is the well-known tale "The Stout Gentleman" and stories based on English, French, and Spanish folklore, vividly recounted with Irving's inimitable blend of elegance and colloquial dash. Tales of a Traveller (1824), written after a year-long stay in Germany, is a pivotal work in Irving's career, marking his last experiment with fiction before he turned to the writing of history, biography, and adaptation of folktales. The Alhambra (1832) was inspired by Irving's stay during the spring and summer of 1829 at the ancient Moorish palace in Granada, which he called "one of the most remarkable, romantic, and delicious spots in the world."
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1783-1859
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Irving, Washington
Dewey number
813/.2
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2052
LC item number
1991
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Myers, Andrew B
Series statement
Library of America
Series volume
52
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • England
  • Germany
  • Spain
Label
Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra, Washington Irving
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Publication
Note
"Andrew B. Myers wrote the notes for this volume."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
1104 p.
Isbn
9780940450592
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90062267
System control number
  • 90062267 //r952
  • (WaOLN)06622271
Label
Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra, Washington Irving
Publication
Note
"Andrew B. Myers wrote the notes for this volume."
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
1104 p.
Isbn
9780940450592
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90062267
System control number
  • 90062267 //r952
  • (WaOLN)06622271

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