Clara Reeve, 1729-1807

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Biographical note

Reeve, Clara (1729–1807). — Novelist, was the author of several novels, of which only one is remembered — The Old English Baron (1777), written in imitation of, or rivalry with, H. Walpole’s Castle of Otranto, with which it has often been printed.

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

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