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Record 4099

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?Walpole?s Catle of Otranto, though dramatized by Jephson, has few imitations. Clara Reeve?s English Baron was the best, but even she in vain beckoned authors to cross the magic threshold of Gothic romance. They paused on the verge, gazed with wistful romance, and forbore to enter its mysterious precincts.?
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Charles Robert Maturin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1782
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Curate
Religion: Christian (Church of England)
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Clara Reeve
Title: The Old English Baron
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London, 1777
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4099  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Robert Maturin
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The British Review and London Critical Journal
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1818
  Vol: xi (1818)
  Page: 48
  Additional comments: Review article (unsigned) on the publication of Edgeworth's Harrington and Ormond.

Citation: Charles Robert Maturin, The British Review and London Critical Journal (1818), xi (1818), p. 48, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4099, accessed: 21 August 2019

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