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Adventure of the German Student
Adventure of the German StudentAs the story goes, Gottfried Wolfgang is returning to his lodgings late one night in the Pays Latin, where students usually live. It is a stormy night, with lightning and thunder making their twin...
The Fall of the House of UsherThese two stories make for an interesting comparison. They were both written in the same literary period, the early nineteenth century, with the Irving tale preceding Poe’s only by some fifteen...
Adventure of the German StudentIn this short story by Washington Irving, the protagonist Gottfried Wolfgang is sent to Paris as a "cure" from a bout of depression. He is known to be given over to melancholy and doted with a wild...