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Do you know the story of Rip van winkle? In which year it was written/ Who is the author/

Asked by hitler, 09 Jul '09 09:43 am
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Forgot. but read in our school days.
Answered by sumit, 09 Jul '09 09:45 am

 
  
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Answered by shambhu, 09 Jul '09 09:44 am

 
  
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Washington irving
am i right ?
Answered by deepa, 09 Jul '09 05:36 pm

 
  
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The story of Rip Van Winkle is set in the years before and after the American Revolutionary War. Rip Van Winkle, a villager of Dutch descent, lives in a nice village at the foot of New York\'s Catskill Mountains. An amiable man whose home and farm suffer from his lazy neglect, he is loved by all but his wife.

One autumn day he escapes his nagging wife by wandering up the mountains. After encountering strangely dressed men, rumored to be the ghosts of Henry Hudson\'s crew, who are playing nine-pins, and after drinking some of their liquor, he settles down under a shady tree and falls asleep. He wakes up twenty years later and returns to his village. He finds out that his wife has died and that his close friends have died in a war or gone somewhere else. He immediately gets into trouble when he proclaims himself a loyal subject of King George III, not knowing that the American Revolution has taken place.

An old local recognizes him, however, and Rip\'s now grown daughter puts him u ...more
Answered by ankit shivam, 09 Jul '09 09:47 am

 
  
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\"Rip Van Winkle\" is a short story by the American author Washington Irving published in 1819.
Answered by sachin acharya, 09 Jul '09 09:45 am

 
  
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