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Clara Reeve


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Clara Reeve : The Old English Baron

?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     Reader/Listener/Group: Charles Robert Maturin      Print: Book


Clara Reeve : The Old English Baron: A Gothic Story

'Monday August 7th. [...] Read old English Baron.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Claire Clairmont      Print: Book


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