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A sketch of American author Washington Irving when he was a young man.

Washington Irving: A Biography

A biography can be told from many different perspectives, so I thought it would be interesting to share this more modern version of Washington Irving’s life story here. The main biography provides a broader...

Washington Irving, 1783-1859

Washington Irving Timeline

Washington Irving’s place in history This timeline documents major events and influences on Washington Irving’s life and work. It begins by outlining the events and publications in Irving’s life, then looks at American literature, visual...

Fitzgerald Collection at USC

Fitzgerald Collection at USC

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection at the University of South Carolina A fascinating F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection of documents has been made available online. According to the library’s description, “This F. Scott Fitzgerald Centenary website was launched...

James Fenimore Cooper Resources

James Fenimore Cooper Resources

James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) Cooper is considered the first fully American novelist – someone who achieved literary success writing about American issues, characters, and settings. He was influenced in his writing by the adventure novels...

Edgar Allan Poe, from a 1904 daguerrotype.

Edgar Allan Poe Resources

Edgar Allan Poe Resources Edgar Allan Poe is a writer of the Romantic era. Although he is best known for his horror tales, he also wrote interesting poetry. You’ll find the following Edgar Allan...

Dickinson and Copland Poems and Music

Dickinson and Copland Poems and Music

Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson, set to music by Aaron Copland This musical approach to Emily Dickinson may help you hear her poems anew. Performed for the recital “For love of earth and sky”...

Washington Irving Biography

Washington Irving Biography

Irving’s family Boyhood European travels Rising fame Love and poverty Tragedy, memorialized Literature as a profession Home at Sunnyside Minister to Spain Personal appearance and character End of life Sources Other resources Washington Irving...