- Literature and Literary Studies
- Literature History and Criticism
- Literary Studies
- C1800 To C1900
Sanctuaries in Washington Irving's The Sketch Book: The Sketch Book (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature 121 New edition)By: Hugo G. Walter (author)Hardback
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DescriptionThe present volume comprises a collection of wonderful and insightful essays exploring the theme of sanctuaries in Washington Irving's The Sketch Book. These are sanctuaries of natural beauty, peacefulness, architectural splendor, and mythical vitality. In addition, the book presents a short history of sanctuaries in nineteenth-century American and European literature.
About AuthorHugo G. Walter earned his BA at Princeton University, his MA at Old Dominion University, his PhD in literature at Yale University, and his PhD in interdisciplinary humanities at Drew University. He is Professor of English and Humanities at Berkeley College Online. Walter's most recent publications include Beautiful Sanctuaries in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century European Literature (Lang, 2011) and Magnificent Houses in Twentieth-Century European Literature (Lang, 2012). In addition, he has published ten volumes of poetry.
ContentsContents: Sanctuaries in Nineteenth Century American and European Literature - Rip Van Winkle - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Sanctuaries in "The Mutability of Literature" and Other Essays.
- publication date: 24/06/2014
- ISBN13: 9781433125737
- Format: Hardback
- Number Of Pages: 294
- ID: 9781433125737
- weight: 550
- ISBN10: 1433125730
- edition: New edition
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