Jack the Writer: A Verbal & Visual Analysis of the Ripper Correspondence

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The story of the unidentified serial killer in London’s Whitechapel district - known as Jack The Ripper – has been the subject of interest to researchers for over 120 years. The name ascribed to ...
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Authentic Ripper Letters From 1888

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Dirk C. Gibson

Abstract

The items of Ripper correspondence accepted as possibly being authentic in this study were presented in this and the next chapter. The authentic Ripper letters from 1888 were presented in this chapter. October, 1888 letters were introduced, as were those from November of the same year. Ripper letters from December, 1888 were also introduced.

Keywords:

Blood, Bloodhounds, Blackfrier’s Bridge, Content Correspondence, Evening News, France, Sir James Fraser, Gloucester, Handwriting Similarity, Kingsland Road Police Station, Linguistic Parallels, Liverpool, Peter McClelland, Minories, Polly Nichols, Martha Tabram, Thames Police Court, West End.

Affiliation:

Department of Communication & Journalism University of New Mexico Albuquerque USA