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Clara Reeve

Reeve, Clara (rēv) [key], 1729–1807, English novelist. Her most famous work, The Champion of Virtue: A Gothic Story (1777), was written in imitation of Walpole's Castle of Otranto. After the first edition it was entitled The Old English Baron.

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