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Devil and Tom Walker

Washington Irving published this short story, set in eighteenth-century New England, in 1824 in Tales of a Traveller. Irving’s narrator tells a story he has heard about Tom Walker and his dealings with the devil.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PS2088

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Hedges, William L. Washington Irving. 1965.

                       Call Number: PS2088.H4 1980

  •  Irving, Washington. The Complete Tales of Washington Irving. 1992.

                     Call Number: PZ3.I719 Co5

  • Leary, Lewis. Washington Irving. 1981.

                       Call Number: PS2088.B66

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Washington Irving

Reference Materials

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition)Call Number: REF PN3326.M27 2004

o        Vol. 2, pg. 962-964

  • Nineteenth-Century Literature CriticismCall Number: REF PN761. N5

o        Vol. 2, pg. 391

o        Vol. 19, pg. 336

  • Short Story CriticismCall Number: REF PN3321. S5

o        Vol. 2, pg. 241, 247-8, 250-1, 254, 262

o   Vol. 37, pg. 267

o   Vol. 104, pg. 247, 365, 371

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o        Vol. 1, pg. 47-60

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Last Revised on August 4, 2009

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