Catherine Crowe, 1803-1876

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Biographical note

Crowe, Catherine (Stevens) (1800–1876). — Wrote dramas, children’s books, and one or two novels, including Susan Hopley (1841), and Lilly Dawson (1847), but is chiefly remembered for her Night-side of Nature (1848), a collection of stories of the supernatural. Though somewhat morbid she had considerable talent.

[From A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin, 1910]

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