Van Wyck Brooks historical novel about The World of Washington Irving states that he was a literary writer who became known as The Father of American Literature. During the 1800- 1840- there was a review of American Literature , to determine its standard and the focus was on Washington Irving among others.
The World of Washington Irving
Van Wyck Brooks historical novel The World of Washington Irving. About the literary history of the United States and the father of American Literature. A pageant in which the literary giants of the United States are featured happen 1800-1840 they pass a in review.t Needless to say the emphasis placed on Washington Irving, Also James Fenmore Cooper as well as Edgar Alan Poe they carry the literary mantle for America. Needless to say Washington Irving stands out with his short story writing. Not mention the fact that he writes brilliant essays like Oliver Goldsmith and his history of Christopher as well. He also work as a diplomat nineteenth Century . And in addition short stories like Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollew are major works