Pierre M. Irving and Washington Irving: A Collaboration in Life and Letters

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Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, 1977 - Biography & Autobiography - 362 pages
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Washington Irving and his nephew Pierre first met as adults in 1826. In compliance with teh wises of his uncle, Pierre assumed the roles of real estate agent, comptroller, editor, confidant and nurse. After the author's death in 1859, Pierre compiled The Life and Letters of Washington Irving, which for three generations remained the standard biographic portrait.

The present work traces the relationships between Pierre and Washington Irving. In addition it includes a biography of Pierre M. Irving.


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Wayne R. Kime is currently Assistant Professor of English at New College, the University of Toronto. He received the Ph.D. in English from the University of Delaware. His articles have appeared in scholarly journals and he is currently editing the miscellaneous writings of Washington Irving.

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