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Yes, this is my favorite quote from the book. I don’t think I’ve read any Solsado before but I liked the short stories collected. So while the writing was really beautiful, surprisingly humorous, and pretty insightful in its satirical fashion, the stories themselves could be a bit boring. And were written in that midth century style where a single sentence can go on for a page and a half.

She could read without great difficulty, and had spelled her way through several Church legends and almost all the chivalric wonders of the Heldenbuch. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What was he to do? Una lettura veloce e piacevole per riscoprire un classico della letteratura statunitense.

This is an ok story. Descubre el desenlace de esta escalofriante historia y otros cuentos como: Ruta de Washington Irving 4a Etapa. I like that it takes a little more effort to read and follow along, due to the way the English language has evolved since this was written. He spends a lot of time doing that kind of artful apologizing and beseeching the audience. The majority of these stories read like little slices of life or fictionalized historical snippets.


So while rereading is fun, the experience isn’t as good as when I first read it all those years fncantado back when I knew very little about genre tropes and urban legends.

Being 21 and feeling just as the narrator does, makes me feel ancient. Goodreads helps you igving track of books you want to read. In short, rewarding, but perhaps not rewarding enough. In Sleepy Hollow this is especially bourn out in the two interpretations of the stories climax, offered to the reader.

It’s Christmas Eve where I am right now, and it’s looking like snow on enccantado mountians. Sweet perfect innocent girl is wooed by someone with less than stellar intentions. Not just setting the scene as a build up to a climax, but a whole story in and of itself. The gaiety and cheerfulness Irving brings to the pages, the feeling of nostalgia for the aashington days, It made me ache.

I had to really focus on the words, and try to put myself in Ichabod’s shoes to feel even a little wary.

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When dying, he exhorts his best friend to go let his bride know that he died. Sa di non avere una storia, sa di non avere una letteratura di provenienza, scrive molto prima del mito del “grande romanzo americano”.

It is also quite funny. Book I added doesn’t show up 5 24 Jun 17, In early America, you really could make a living selling pamphlets about the obscure love poetry of little-known Celtic monarchs. Not just setting the scene as a build up to a climax, but a whole story in and of itself. A student comes across a weeping woman, and brings her to his lodge.

With ebooks and self-publishing, there’s not even a nominal critic standing by the flood gates now! You’ll need to go to dictionary on occasion. Even the bachelors are not too happy. Average Rating for entire book: It isn’t really the kind of book that can be power read, as Irving is verbose and the stories are dissimilar enough to benefit from being put down in between reading them. She, in her pure innocence, falls deeply in love with him, while he is only looking for a “village conquest” so he can swap stories with his soldier friends.


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I read Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, and while it was fun to actually read these stories that I’m so familiar with by cultural osmosis, the stories themselves were a little underwhelming. He wrote a book about Christopher Columbus and he served as the U. This is a tease of a story. Definitely coming back here for Halloween! irvinf

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Personalmente ho apprezzato maggiormente le storie, le leggende, le invenzioni Sleepy Hollow, Rip van Winkle, Washinhton sposo fantasma That Americans can write literature, considered stunningly revolutionary at the time in Britain, seems a trite observation now. I didn’t read the full thing. Not as scary as I remember, but still a classic October read. Book I added doesn’t show up.

The problem is that he is usually talking about English culture, not American culture. As an adult, I spent a summer season working as part of the curatorial staff for both the picturesque Washington Irving’s Sunnyside the author’s estate and the 18th century Dutch plantation Soldadk Manor.