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Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century  ...

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Discover more about popular writer Washington Irving, author of the classic stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, ...

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Washington Irving, (born April 3, 1783, New York, N.Y., U.S.—died Nov. 28, 1859, Tarrytown, N.Y.) writer called the “first American man of letters.” He is best ...

Washington Irving (Author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)


Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He began his literary career at the age of nineteen by ...

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Washington Irving. Biography of Washington Irving and a searchable collection of works.

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Washington Irving was born in 1783 in New York City. He was the youngest of eleven children of a wealthy merchant father, a Scottish immigrant who ...

Washington Irving - Mark Twain in His Times - University of Virginia


Irving's contribution to the early literary images of Native Americans. Excerpted from White on Red, Eds. Black, Nancy B. and Bette S. Wiedman.



May 31, 2016 ... Record Review: Washington Irving – 'We Are All Going To Die' [Naked Emperor] - ravechild, Glasgow, Music Scotland. Nice words about ...

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Washington Irving was one of the most famous American authors of the nineteenth century. While he is primarily remembered for short stories such as “ Rip van ...

Washington Irving
A grand old man of American letters, Washington Irving created two famous characters: the sleepyhead Rip Van Winkle and the scarifying Headless Horseman from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Both appeared in the 1820 collection The Sketch Book, wh... More »
Born: April 3, 1783 (age 233), New York City, New York
Died: November 28, 1859
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