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Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Washington Irving


Selected Bibliography on "Rip van Winkle" and Irving 

Washington Irving on Native Americans

Teaching Washington Irving from the Heath Anthology site
"The Gigantic Question"  in Washington Irving's History of New York. This student site from Prof. Edward Gallagher's Early American Literature Class (Spring 1999) presents an annotated version of Book I, Chapter V of Irving's work.
 Washington Irving (1881). A brief biography in text format by nineteenth-century editor, author, and co-author (of The Gilded Age, with Mark Twain) Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900). 

Brief biographical sketch at the Literature Network.

Information about Sunnyside, Irving's house, at Resources for Educators

William Cullen Bryant, "A Discourse on the Life, Character, and Genius of Washington Irving . . . " (1860)

Image courtesy of Sunnyside, the home of Washington Irving
Daguerreotype courtesy of the Library of Congress

Works Available Online

Comments to D. Campbell.