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The legend of Sleepy Hollow & Rip Van Winkle

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Published by Modern Pub. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Children"s stories, American

  • About the Edition

    In the first of these stories from the Catskill Mountains a superstitious schoolmaster encounters a headless horseman; in the second, a man sleeps for twenty years, waking to a much-changed world.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesLegend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, Rip Van Winkle
    Statementby Washington Irving ; adapted by Bryan Brown, illustrated by Nick Block
    SeriesTreasury of illustrated classics
    ContributionsBlock, Nick, ill, Irving, Washington, 1783-1859, Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3602.R69 L44 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24767282M
    ISBN 100766607143
    ISBN 109780766607149
    OCLC/WorldCa180702548


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The legend of Sleepy Hollow & Rip Van Winkle by Bryan Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rip Van Winkle is a yawner (yes that was intended!) but The Legend of Sleepy Hallow is a triumph of prose and mood, made complete by its enigmatic ending.

Irving understood the appeal of legend even in the midst of evidence to the contrary (Brom Bones is most likely the rider but this is never fully confirmed)/5. --Both "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this edition are missing the postscripts.

--One is also missing the introductory note by Dietrich Knickerbocker (Irving's alias). --This edition is supposed to be unabridged/5(44). I would recommend Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow to be read to anyone who loves history and a little mystery.

It is a safe book to read to children. Southern Lady. Read more. 4 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

BBC. out of 5 stars I /5(15). Of these the tales “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle” have been called the first American short stories, although both are actually Americanized versions of German folktales. In addition to the stories based on folklore, the collection contains travel sketches, literary essays, and miscellany.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Summary “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is the tale of Ichabod Crane, who accepts the position of schoolteacher in the haunted Hudson Valley town of Sleepy Hollow.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(4). The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle and The Spectre Bridegroom (Dalmatian Press, Children's Classics) by Washington Irving and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Rip Van Winkle & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow fueron historias creadas por Washington Irving y forman parte del ciclo de Grandes Cuentos Clasicos.

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW 1 The Ghost of the Soldier 6 2 The Schoolmaster 8 3 Ichabod and Katrina 12 4 Brom Bones 14 5 The Party 17 6 A Terrible Race 24 7 What Happened to Ichabod. 30 THE LEGEND OF RIP VAN WINKLE 1 Life in the Village 35 2 A Strange Meeting 41 3 Down from the Mountain 48 4 “I Don’t Know Who I Am” 53 5 The Spirits of the File Size: KB.

Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle' originally appeared in The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. () alongside another evocative piece of Americana, 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,' a wondrous story equally set in Irving's beloved Hudson River Valley.5/5(5).

Here are two favorite stories by “the father of American literature” exactly as Washington Irving wrote them, newly reset in easy-to-read type, with six handsome new illustrations.

Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow audiobook, by Washington Irving This selection includes two world-famous children’s tales by American author, Washington Irving, well known for his ability to bring humor to the silly vanities that characterize human nature.

In the first story, Rip Van Winkle falls asleep only to wake up twenty 3/5. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a short story that was published in by American author Washington Irving. The story was originally included in a collection of his essays and short stories called “The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent”.

He was the creator of such fictional characters as Ichabod Crane and Rip Van Winkle. THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving - FULL AudioBook "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story by Washington Irving contained in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle | In the first of these stories from the Catskill Mountains a superstitious schoolmaster encounters a headless horseman; in the second, a man sleeps for twenty years, waking to a much-changed : Dover Publications.

: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle and The Spectre Bridegroom (Dalmatian Press, Children's Classics): Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or Price: $  In my final blog I plan to compare and contrast two of Washington Irving's short stories, Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

The first comparison is the location of the stories. Both stories take place near the Hudson River north of New York City. The second comparison is Author: Kelli Jones.

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Large format paper back for easy reading. The two classic Washington Irving short stories Free 5/5(5). After drinking some liquor, Rip Van Winkle settles down under a shady tree and falls asleep. He wakes and returns to his village, where he finds twenty years have passed.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is among the earliest examples of American fiction still read today/5(17). The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle.

By: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [Classic Tales Edition] Rip Van Winkle and Ichabod Crane (not to mention the Headless Horseman) will keep you smiling as they wrestle with the strange and fantastic forces, characters and events that baffle and terrify. Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is. Get this from a library. Rip Van Winkle & the legend of Sleepy Hollow. [Washington Irving; Felix Octavius Carr Darley; Fritz Kredel; Haskell S Springer] -- Two stories from the Catskill Mountains: one featuring a man who sleeps for twenty years, waking to a much-changed world and the other, a superstitious schoolmaster who encounters a headless horseman.

Rip Van Winkle, a Posthumous Writing of Diedrich Knickerbocker The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Postscript Biographical Note WHETHER we agree or not with the judgment that Washington Irving was the first American man of letters, it is not to be questioned that he was the first American author whose work was received abroadFile Size: 94KB.

As rooted in folklore as “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” are, they are not, in fact, popular legends and myths that sprang up during the early years of the United States — they are works of fiction penned by Washington Irving.

Largely forgotten today, Washington Irving has an odd historical legacy. THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW Disneyland Records (Side One Only) ST (12” 33 1/3 RPM / February 4, ); Reissues: DQ (); ST (, with Page Book) (Side Two: Rip Van Winkle) Executive Producer/Writer: Jimmy Johnson.

Based on the Story by Washington Irving and the Walt Disney’s The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. The story was read well and the narration was captivating however, I bought this book because it said that it contained both stories, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle.

However it only contained 1, which was The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. That was disappointing and the reason for my 1 star in overall performance. Washington Irving was an American author, and two of his most famous short stories - Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - are included in this book.

Pearson Graded Readers have the largest collection of graded reader titles in the world. The Search for America in Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Words | 14 Pages.

The Search for America in Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow In the early to mid's, Washington Irving was an immensely popular writer heralded as one of the 'great' American writers. This includes the tale of Rip Van Winkle and a little story titled The Legend of Sleepy Hollow whose protagonist, a lanky schoolteacher by the name of Ichabod Crane, would rise to fame thanks to Irving’s literary aspirations and the acting of Johnny Depp in the film directed by Tim Burton.

In the first story, Rip Van Winkle falls asleep only to wake up 20 years later, finding he has literally slept his life away. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow tells the tale of the gawky schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, and his rival Brom Bones, who each woo pretty Katrina Van.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - The Headless Horseman | This book contains two of Washington Irving's most famous works, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (also known as "The Headless Horseman") and Rip Van Winkle. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" tells the story of Ichabod Crane, a school teacher, and his attempt to court a beautiful student named Katrina Van : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform.

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Download books for free. Find books. Along with Irving's companion piece "Rip Van Winkle", "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is among the earliest examples of American fiction with enduring popularity, especially during the Halloween story is set in in the countryside around the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town (historical Tarrytown, New York), in a secluded glen called /5(27).

A prolific author, Irving wrote The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York, The Alhambra, and biographies of George Washington and Christopher Columbus, among other works.

He is best remembered, however, for his two most famous stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." show more/5(K). One similarity between "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is the setting; each takes place in an American Dutch enclave in upstate New York.

Both utilize the peaceful, pastoral. Author, statesman and traveler: Washington Irving profoundly impacted American culture.

He is known today primarily for the American folktales found in The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., which celebrates its th anniversary in This collection famously contains “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle,” two stories that romanticize colonial life on the Hudson.

#1: What does Katrina's father do for a living. #2: In addition to war stories, what other kinds of stories were the people of Sleepy Hollow known for telling. #3: What war did the headless horseman supposedly serve in.

#4: During what season of the year did Ichabod attend a party at the Van Tassel's. Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow are Washington Irving?fs masterpieces. Known as the Father of American Literature, Irving?fs unusual stories are filled with suspense, mystery, magic, ghosts and humor.

Set in the beautiful Hudson River Valley in New York, these unforgettable stories capture the exhilarating atmosphere and lively spirit of young America/5(9).

Get this from a library! The legend of Sleepy Hollow & Rip Van Winkle. [Bryan Brown; Nick Block; Washington Irving] -- Author Washington Irving's world of magic and mystery unfolds as Ichabod Crane takes a midnight ride that becomes a nightmare in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Rip Van Winkle is surprised to find.A prolific author, Irving wrote The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York, The Alhambra, and biographies of George Washington and Christopher Columbus, among other works.

He is best remembered, however, for his two most famous stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." Washington Cited by: 4.

American author, diplomat and man of letters Washington Irving is revered for his short story writing - 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle' being his most well-loved.

He gained International acclaim for his best-selling stories and was one of the first authors of his time to achieve this popularity abroad and sustain a career as /5(K).