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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories In The Sketch Book 1820 21 , Irving Explores The Uneasy Relationship Of An American Writer To English Literary Traditions In Two Sketches, He Experiments With Tales Transplanted From Europe, Thereby Creating The First Classic American Short Stories, Rip Van Winkle, And The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Based On Irving S Final Revision Of His Most Popular Work, This New Edition Includes Comprehensive Explanatory Notes Of The Sketch Book S Sources For The Modern Reader.

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    When I was about 14 years old I went to the first slumber party of my life at a school friends It was Halloween and the large living room was greatly decorated which was gloriously exotic to me since Halloween, back then, was hardly known in Germany I only remember one movie from that night it was Sleepy Hollow with Johnny Depp I remember lying on the carpet in front of the couch no idea why we didn t sit or lie on the couch but whatever , covered by blankets and with lots of pillows aro When I was about 14 yea...

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    ok be endim Washington Irving yeni d nyan n k rsallar nda eski Avrupa n n karanl k unsurlar n ok g zel sergiliyor Dilinden, kurgusundan neredeyse Poe kadar keyif ald m Gotik seviyorsan z ka rmay n

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    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Other Macabre Tales, is a collection of short stories by Washington Irving I liked some stories better than others, but overall I m giving the book 4 stars The review that follows is only for the short story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 4there is a little valley, or rather lap of land, among high hills, which is one of the quietest places in the whole world A small brook glides through it, with just murmur enough to lu The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Other Macabre Tales, is a collection of short stories by Washington Irving I liked some stories better than others, but overall I m giving the book 4 stars The review that follows is only for the short story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 4there is a little valley, or rather lap of land, among high hills, which is one of the quietest places in the whole world A small brook glides throu...

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    Prose writers are voluminous and unwieldy their pages crowded with commonplaces, and their thoughts expanded into tediousness. I am a child of Sleepy Hollow, New York, and I have lived in Irving s shadow almost as long as I can remember.Every Halloween, this town is inundated with tourists, who come to wander around the lovely old cemetery where the legend is set, and where Irving himself is buried Behind my house is where they put on the haunted hayride I went every year as a kid A picku Prose writers are voluminous and unwieldy their pages crowded with commonplaces, and their thoughts expanded into tediousness. I am a child of Sleepy Hollow, New York, and I have lived in Irving s shadow almost as long as I can remember.Every Halloween, this town is inundated with tourists, who come to wander around the lovely old cemetery where the legend is set, and where Irving himself is buried Behind my house is where they put on the haunted hayride I went every year as a kid A pickup truck drags groups of twenty in a trailer through a stretch of forest, where volunteers dressed in masks jumped out and scared the kids half to death And of course no hayride was complete without the headless horseman himself, riding out of the shadows on a black horse with a jack o lantern on his knee.The town nextdoor is called Irvington in Washington Irving s honor, and it is there that his old house, Sunnyside, is situated The house is a de...

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    I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of stories I didn t love The Devil and Tom Walker, but all the others were spooky fun that I really enjoyed reading the source material of

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    I was a victim of marketing with this book If it had been The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent the original title on the cover I almost certainly would have passed it by However, I could not miss out on the book holding Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, two stories whose fame outstrips that of their author by a few miles at least in Britain THIS REVIEW HAS BEEN CURTAILED IN PROTEST AT GOODREADS CENSORSHIP POLICYSee the complete review here I was a victim of marketing with this book If it had been The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent the original title on the cover I almost certainly would have passed ...

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    Washington Irving was one of the writers who provided a literary voice to America after the American Revolution Imagine being in his position as a writer American publishers before copyright laws reprinted English literary works with no royalty payments to the authors, and sold them to the American public very cheaply An American writer like Irving not only had to combat this, but he also had to make himself a name in the English critical circles in order to get American readers to read an Washington Irving was on...

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    Ugh to the ugh, this was wretched I know that I m not a fan of classics for the most part I don t enjoy the writing style but I thought this would be a perfect Spookathon and Halloween time read I was so epically wrong I read Sleepy Hollow which I was most excited for and 23 fo the 27 pages was pure drool fest boring backstory and 4 pages 4 stinking pages were the actual covered bridge headless horseman spook and even those were so far from spooky I wanted it to be so muchthan wh Ugh to the ugh, this was wretched I know that I m not a fan of classics for the most part I don t enjoy the writing style but I thought this would be a perfect Spookathon and Halloween time read I was so epically wrong I read Sleepy Hollow which I was most excited for and 23 fo the 27 pages was pure drool fest boring back...

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