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The Washington Irving Library

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Washington Irving's tales of romance, travel, biographical discourse, and literary musing introduced such classic fictional figures as Rip Van Winkle, Ichabod Crane, and the Headless Horsemen of Sleepy Hollow.  

A sage, storyteller, and wit, Irving earned his preeminence in early American literature with these masterpieces in miniature.  


  • "Rip Van Winkle" read by Elliott Gould
  • "Legend of the Rose of the Alhambra" read by Eleanor Mondale
  • "The Devil and Tom Walker and Rural Life in England" read by Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
  • "The Pride of the Village" read by Jamie Farr
  • "The Widow and Her Son" read by Susan Anspach
  • "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" read by Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Public Domain (P)1996/2018 Dove Audio/Phoenix Books

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