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Sanctuaries in Washington Irving's "The Sketch Book": The Sketch Book

Sanctuaries in Washington Irving's "The Sketch Book": The Sketch Book (Hardback)

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The 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.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Languages with Grant & CutlerEnglishELT background & reference material Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc Publication Date: 24/06/2014 ISBN-13: 9781433125737  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Hugo 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.

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