Washington irving (april 3, 1783 – november 28, 1859) was an american short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century he is best known for his short stories rip van winkle (1819) and the legend of sleepy hollow today, the surname of diedrich knickerbocker, the fictional narrator of this. The legend of sleepy hollow is an 1820 short story by american author geoffrey crayon, gent, it is one of the first enduring works of american fiction washington irving is considered one of the foremost early american authors of sleepy hollow, he is best known for his speculative fiction short story rip van winkle. Full online text of the legend of sleepy hollow by washington irving other short stories by washington irving also available along with many others by classic.
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