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Rip Van Winkle (1819) [Short Story]
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Summary :

Join henpecked farmer Rip Van Winkle as he escapes to the hills for a day of hunting. There he meets a strange dwarf and later a group of men playing ninepins. But when Rip drinks from their keg a few times, he falls into a deep sleep and wakes to find his beard full-grown and white, his wife gone, his daughter grown and married, and the whole country changed by the Revolution.

Original title: Rip Van Winkle
Original languages: English


Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Oxford Book of American Short Stories, the (1994) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Ray Bradbury , F. Scott Fitzgerald , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Henry James , Harriet Beecher Stowe , Amy Tan , Mark Twain , Edith Wharton , Saul Bellow , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Willa Cather , Katherine Anne Porter , Bernard Malamud , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Jack London , Louise Erdrich , Stephen Crane , Sandra Cisneros , Joyce Carol Oates , Herman Melville , Flannery O'Connor , Washington Irving , Tobias Wolff , Kate Chopin , Pickney Benedict , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Raymond Carver , Bobbie Ann Mason , Tim O'Brien , David Leavitt , Langston Hughes , William Carlos Williams , James Baldwin , Bharati Mukherjee , John Edgar Wideman
     American Fantasy Tradition, the (2002) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Ursula K. Le Guin , Stephen King , H. P. Lovecraft , Louisa May Alcott , Ray Bradbury , Orson Scott Card , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , Mark Twain , Edith Wharton , Harlan Ellison , Greg Bear , David Drake , Robert W. Chambers , Charles Beaumont , Alan Dean Foster , Henry Kuttner , W.P. Kinsella , Richard Matheson , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Gene Wolfe , Michael Bishop , Manly Wade Wellman , Karl Edward Wagner , Washington Irving , Kate Chopin , Jack Finney , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Fredric Brown , R. A. Lafferty , Alan Brennert , Frank R. Stockton , Stephen Vincent Benét , Joel Chandler Harris , Bradley Denton , Edward O'Reilly

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