The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories


Introduction by: Elizabeth L. Bradley
Notes by: Elizabeth L. Bradley

Format
Paperback
Price
$11.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143107538
  • 400 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • 18 and up

Overview

The timeless collection that introduced Rip Van Winkle, Ichabod Crane, and the Headless Horseman

Perhaps the marker of a true mythos is when the stories themselves overshadow their creator. Originally published under a pseudonym as The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories gave America its own haunted mythology. This collection of larger-than-life tales contains Washington Irving’s best-known literary inventions—Ichabod Crane, the Headless Horseman, and Rip Van Winkle—that continue to capture our imaginations today.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories

Washington Irving, Introduction by: Elizabeth L. Bradley, Notes by: Elizabeth L. Bradley

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"Washington Irving… makes Nathaniel Hawthorne read like Dr. Seuss!"
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