Bracebridge Hall

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Sprache - Englisch

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Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, A Medley was written by Washington Irving in 1821, while he lived in England. This episodic novel is actually a location-based series of character sketches and short stories and it was originally published under his pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon. The tales revolve around the occupants of an English manor, which was occupied by members of the Bracebridge family and which Irving visited._x000D_ Washington Irving (1783-1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington and Oliver Goldsmith, and several histories of 15th-century Spain, dealing with subjects such as the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846. _x000D_ Table of Contents:_x000D_ The Hall_x000D_ The Busy Man_x000D_ Family Servants_x000D_ The Widow_x000D_ The Lovers_x000D_ Family Reliques_x000D_ An Old Soldier_x000D_ The Widow's Retinue_x000D_ Ready-Money Jack_x000D_ Bachelors_x000D_ A Literary Antiquary_x000D_ The Farmhouse_x000D_ Horsemanship_x000D_ Love Symptoms_x000D_ Falconry_x000D_ Hawking_x000D_ Fortune-Telling_x000D_ Love-Charms_x000D_ A Bachelor's Confessions_x000D_ Gipsies_x000D_ Village Worthies_x000D_ The Schoolmaster_x000D_ The School_x000D_ A Village Politician_x000D_ The Rookery_x000D_ May-Day_x000D_ The Culprit_x000D_ Lover's Troubles_x000D_ The Wedding_x000D_ The Stout Gentleman_x000D_ The Student of Salamanca_x000D_ Annette Delarbre_x000D_ Dolph Heyliger

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 416 Pages

Filesize: 3.0 MB

ISBN: 8596547007906