Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824

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Irish dramatist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Dublin], to W. Plunkett [sic], 1801 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636738

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W. M. Mason, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270637129

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Dublin?], to Monk Mason, [no year] Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636735

Charles Maturin was a somewhat eccentric Irish curate who began writing fantastic fiction to augment his income, and to gain literary notoriety. His Gothic novels and plays are characterized by high drama, undeniable imagination, and an emotional, often digressive style.

From the description of Charles Maturin letter to Alaric A. Watts, 1819 April 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51999689

Epithet: Reverend; dramatist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x00010a

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referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824. Charles Maturin letter to Alaric A. Watts, 1819 April 9. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780- 1824. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W. M. Mason, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1782-1824. Melmoth ou l'Homme errant [Multimédia multisupport]. extrait. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Collins, Frances Cornelia Barbour, 1812-1893. Scrapbook, 1827-1833. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824,. Autograph letter signed from C.R. Maturin, Dublin, to R.W. Elliston, London [manuscript], 1822 August 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Collection of theatrical correspondence and ephemera, 1697-1930 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824. Autograph letter signed : [Dublin], to W. Plunkett [sic], 1801 July 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1782-1824. Melmoth ou l'Homme errant [Multimédia multisupport]. extrait. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Kean, Mary, 1779-1849,. Autograph letters signed from Mary (Chambers) Kean to various recipients [manuscript], 1814-1842. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed with initials : Abbotsford [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, 1813 Apr. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780- 1824. Autograph letter signed : [Dublin?], to Monk Mason, [no year] Aug. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letter : London, to [Francis Jeffrey], 1820 June 22. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXVI (ff. 304). 11 June-22 July 1816.includes:ff. 1, 3, 125 Sir Nicholas Conway Colthurst, 4th Baronet; MP for Cork: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1813-1824.ff. 4, 25, 41 Michael Evelyn, Coroner of Waterford: Letters to Sir R. Peel: 1816... British Library
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA
creatorOf Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824. Outline of plot of Manuel by Charles Robert Maturin [manuscript], 1817. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Steiner-Prag, Hugo, 1880-1945. Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1943 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Appleton, William Worthen person
associatedWith Collins, Frances Cornelia Barbour, 1812-1893. person
associatedWith Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. person
correspondedWith Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831 person
associatedWith Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833 person
associatedWith Kean, Mary, 1779-1849, person
associatedWith Mason, William Monck, 1775-1859, person
associatedWith Plunket, William Conyngham Plunket, Baron, 1764-1854, person
associatedWith Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. person
associatedWith Steiner-Prag, Hugo, 1880-1945. person
associatedWith Watts, Alaric Alexander, 1797-1864, person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
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Novelists, Irish--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1780-09-25

Death 1824-10-30

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

English

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