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Charles Maturin

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Charles Maturin

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Full Name: Charles Robert Maturin
Born: September 25, 1782
Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 30, 1824
Dublin, Ireland
Occupation: Novelist, Playwright, Clergyman
Nationality: Irish


Charles Robert Maturin (1782-1824) was born in Dublin and educated at Trinity College. He took orders and worked as a curate in Loughrea and Dublin. Maturin enjoyed literary success with his Gothic novels and a tragedy 'Bertram' (1816). His later plays and fiction, including MELMOTH THE WANDERER, were neglected and he died in poverty.

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