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The Alhambra - Washington Irving

by Washington Irving

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Published by Book Jungle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12558001M
    ISBN 101604244283
    ISBN 109781604244281

    ― Washington Irving, Tales of the Alhambra “My object is merely to give the reader a general introduction into an abode where, if so disposed, he may linger and loiter with me day by day until we gradually become familiar with all its localities.” ― Washington Irving, Tales of the Alhambra. The palace Alhambra in Granada, where Irving briefly resided in , inspired one of his most colorful books. With full access to the American consul's massive library of Spanish history, Irving began working on several books at g place: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, New York.

      The Alhambra Language: English: LoC Class: DP: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Spain, Portugal: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Spain -- Social life and customs Subject: Spain -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Subject: Alhambra (Granada, Spain) Subject: Irving, Washington,   Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace while writing some of the material for his book. In , Washington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain.

    Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Shortly after completing a biography of Christopher Columbus in , Washington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain/5(). Washington Irving Biography - - Washington Irving Biography and List of Works - Washington Irving Books COVID Update Biblio is open and shipping orders.


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The Alhambra - Washington Irving by Washington Irving Download PDF EPUB FB2

Irving's book on the Alhambra and the surrounding territory of Granada remains one of the best guidebooks to the region--and one of the most entertaining travelogues ever written/5(8). The Alhambra: a series of tales and sketches of the Moors and Spaniards was published in MayConsisting of a series of essays and short fiction pieces, it was referred to as his "Spanish Sketch Book." In Irving wrote the "Author's Revised Edition", also titled Tales of the by: Washington Irving's book is beautifully written and conjures up all the romance, magic and atmosphere of Moorish Spain with some of the history thrown in as well.

This is a very nice edition of the book and includes some lovely coloured reproductions of contemporary prints showing parts of the Alhambra and the surrounding area/5(71).

In this book, Irving writes of his travels in Andalusia and living in the nearly empty Alhambra. As with much of his non-fiction, he adds to his direct observations stories and /5(). The work of the Reconquista, as it is called, came to an end with the fall of Granada and the Alhambra of the Alhambra is must-reading for the traveler in Spain and the best souvenir of your is best remembered in this country for his collections of American folklore, like the stories of Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman, but in Spain they remember him for the Brand: Neeland Media LLC.

Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Shortly after completing a biography of Christopher Columbus inWashington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain/5.

Best Known Works of Washington Irving - A History of New York, The Alhambra and Selections from the SKetch Book, including Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and English Sketches IRVING, WASHINGTON.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 40 by Washington Irving; The Alhambra by Washington Irving. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Irving, Washington, Title: The Alhambra Language: English: Alhambra (Granada, Spain) Subject: Irving.

Washington Irving (–) is generally credited with being the father of the American short story and was the first American writer to achieve international renown. Alles van Washington Irving. Irving is best known for his early American stories like Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman.

The Tales of the Alhambra are for older readers. Young audiences receive them well if, at least in your imagination, you can believe the stories when you tell them. National Geographic rates the Alhambra as one of the world's top palaces/5(44). The Alhambra. Washington Irving. Ginn, - Alhambra - pages.

1 Review. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Review: Alhambra User Review - Cindy - Goodreads. Definitely one of my favorite books. I've read it twice now. Once before we went to Spain and again when we were in Spain. The stories are wonderful and I 5/5(1).

Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace while writing some of the material for his book. InWashington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain. At first sight, he described it as "a most picturesque and beautiful city, situated in one of the loveliest landscapes that I have ever seen.".

For a while, the famous writer Irving Washington was an employee of the American diplomatic mission in Spain. He spent three months in the famous Alhambra Palace. This acquaintance with the historical relic inspired him to wr.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Alhambra (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards by Washington Irving Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Definitely one of my favorite books. I've read it twice now.

Once before we went to Spain and again when we were in Spain. The stories are wonderful and I will definitely read this over and over through the years.

Read full review. The Alhambra Washington Irving Full view - /5(1). The Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. The collection was inspired by Irving's stay during the spring and summer of at the ancient Moorish palace in Granada, Spain, which he called "one of the most remarkable, romantic, and delicious spots in the world.".

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Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon Tales of the Alhambra Washington Irving Full view -   Irving's book on the Alhambra and the surrounding territory of Granada remains one of the best guidebooks to the region--and one of the most entertaining travelogues ever written.

Anyone who has visited (or plans to visit) southern Spain will be thrilled by the account of Irving's trip, but I'll go further: you need not ever go there to enjoy this classic work of history and humor/5(5).

The Alhambra - Ebook written by Washington Irving. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Alhambra.5/5(2).

Tales of the Alhambra Washington Irving was the son of a New York merchant, he was trained in law but gave it up for the family business. When it collapsed he turned to writing with success of "The legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle" He travelled to Paris in and thence to Madrid in as historical document about the Americas had been released.

Washington Irving THE ALHAMBRA Facsimile Hardcover New York Sleepy Hollow Press Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. 1/4 inch open tear at top of front gutter. Toned spine. Light chipping at spine heel. Light spotting on text block Rating: % positive.Life and Works of Washington Irving Volume 1 Vintage Collectible HB Book 's $ Alhambra by Washington Irving Macmillan Pocket Edited by Alfred Hitchcock.Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace while writing some of the material for his book.

InWashington Irving traveled from Madrid, where he had been staying, to Granada, Spain. At first sight, he described it as "a most picturesque and beautiful city, situated in one of the loveliest landscapes that I have ever seen."/5(K).