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Tales from the Alhambra

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Washington Irving, adapted by Josephine V. Brower.
SeriesThe Riverside literature series
ContributionsBrower, Josephine V.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2056.A2 B7 1917
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6602158M
LC Control Number17025825
OCLC/WorldCa385715

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Many of the the tales are about "Moorish" gold (an apprenticeship for American gold) of Moorish armies hidden in a preserved form in the rocks below Granada, tales of the Spaniards' wars with the by: TALES OF THE ALHAMBRA & CHRONICLE OF THE CONQUEST OF GRANADA: From the Prolific American Writer, Biographer and Historian, Author of Life of George Washington, Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Rip Van Winkle/5(6).

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: Tales of the Alhambra: 24mo. 16cm. Quarter Cloth Hardcover. Ex-Library with the usual treatments. Bound in paper covered boards with blue cloth on the spine. Edges chipped and peeling. Hinges starting, though the textblock is sturdy.?Pages are Range: $ - $   IntroductionLegend of the Arabian astrologerLegend of Prince Ahmed al KamelLegend of the Moor's legacyLegend of the three beautiful princessesLegend of the Rose of the AlhambraLegend of the two discreet statuesPages: Internet Archive BookReader Tales from the Alhambra Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere.

Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. Tales from the Alhambra. Tales from the Alhambra. Tales of the Alhambra is must-reading for the traveler in Spain and the best souvenir of your visit. Irving is best remembered in this country for his collections of American folklore, like the stories of Rip Van Winkle and the Headless Horseman, but in Spain they remember him for the Alhambra stories/5(44).

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Tales from the Alhambra by Washington Irving Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New : A commemorative plaque in Spanish at the Alhambra reads, “Washington Irving wrote his Tales of Alhambra in these rooms in ”.

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Washington Irving (), considered "patriarch of American literature" and "the best English-speaking writer of his time" had the privilege of living in the Alhambra while writing the book Tales of the Alhambra.

A lovely book, much on sale near the Alhambra and little known elsewhere. It is simply the stories that Washington Irving collected during his stay in the Alhambra.

Many of the the tales are about "Moorish" gold (an apprenticeship for American gold) of Moorish armies hidden in a preserved form in the rocks below Granada, tales of the Spaniards /5(). Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving.

Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace in Granada while writing some of the material for his book. Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace in Granada while writing some of the material for his book.

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This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. 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.

He wrote The Alhambra: A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards, combining descriptions, legends and depictions of true events. In his preface he explained his desire to write something ‘that should have a dash of that Arabian spice which pervades everything in Spain’.

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Robert Irwin has written a compact companion to the history, architectural features, and enduring attraction of the Alhambra. Although this book is in a small guidebook format, the text corrects. Tales of the Alhambra was a beautiful read but I wish I had read it before visiting that glorious sight.

Reading after our trip to Spain was very rewarding as well though. Tales of the Gate of Justice, the Court of Lions, and the Moors who created it and walked its halls were all amazing to read and pulled me back/5(72).

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He explores the turf very well, which should be read by anyone who ever appreciated his writing beforehand, anyway, or has visited, or plans to see the Alhambra.4/5.