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Definitions of ANN RADCLIFFE
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An English novelist; born in London, July 9, 1764; died 1823. She was once very popular, but is not now read. Her best-known novel, still familiar by name as a type of the pseudo-mediaeval, is "The Mysteries of Udolpho" (1794), which ran through many editions. She also wrote: "The Castles of Athlin and Dunboyne" (1789); "A Sicilian Romance" (1790); "The Romance of the Forest" (1791); and "The Italian" (1797).
By Charles Dudley Warner