Questions tagged [washington-irving]

Questions related to the American short story writer, essayist and biographer Washington Irving (1783 – 1859) and his work.

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What qualities have lead to the enduring popularity of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving has remained extremely popular. Wikipedia lists 24 film and TV adaptations including the well know Tim Burton film and, perhaps more ...
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Is there a relationship between Edward VI and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?

In my office there is a guy named "Ed". When he is not around, some of the other guys say to those who ask for him that "We are Ed-less". It sounds like an Irish accent saying "headless". I ...