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Washington Irving History Of New York

  • Today, author Washington Irving is best remembered for the iconic tales "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." However, Irving also produced a number of well-regarded works of history and biography. This brilliant volume combines fact and fiction, offering a satirical -- and often imagined -- history of New York from...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2014
  • In 1809, New Yorkers were buzzing about a series of classified ads concerning the whereabouts of Dutch historian Diedrich Knickerbocker. They were unaware that Washington Irving had invented the man entirely and placed the ads himself. Knickerbocker's purported manuscript, A History of New York , was Irving's own. Told from Knickerbocker's point of...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2008
  • A sly satire on self-important local history that brought ''Knickerbocker'' into the American lexicon.

    Publisher : Start Classics
    published : 2015
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