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Record Number: 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

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/RED/record_details.php?id=4099, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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