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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Later Letters

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Dirk C. Gibson


This chapter introduced the possibly authentic Ripper correspondence items written in 1889 and afterwards. Most of these items were produced in 1889 and they were assessed in this chapter. Ripper letters from 1890 were also introduced. Post-1890 Ripper letters were similarly provided, as were undated items.


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Department of Communication & Journalism University of New Mexico Albuquerque USA