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Tales of the Alhambra [3rd edition norton] Rough Draughts Of Some Of The Following Tales And Essays Were Actually Written During A Residence In The Alhambra Others Were Subsequently Added, Founded On Notes And Observations Made There Care Was Taken To Maintain Local Coloring And Verisimilitude So That The Whole Might Present A Faithful And Living Picture Of That Microcosm, That Singular Little World Into Which I Had Been Fortuitously Thrown And About Which The External World Had A Very Imperfect Idea It Was My Endeavor Scrupulously To Depict Its Half Spanish, Half Oriental Character Its Mixture Of The Heroic, The Poetic, And The Grotesque To Revive The Traces Of Grace And Beauty Fast Fading From Its Walls To Record The Regal And Chivalrous Traditions Concerning Those Who Once Trod Its Courts And The Whimsical And Superstitious Legends Of The Motley Race Now Burrowing Among Its Ruins.

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  • Tales of the Alhambra [3rd edition norton]
  • Washington Irving
  • 02 November 2019

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About the Author: Washington Irving

Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century He began his literary career at the age of nineteen by writing newspaper articles under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle In 1809, he published The History of New York under his most well known public persona, Diedrich Knickerbocker Irving is best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy

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