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The Shadow of the Ripper: The Evolution of the Ripper Mythology

Thompson, Matthew Keith

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Author Alan Moore, in his graphic novel From Hell, claimed that the Ripper “mirrors our hysterias. Faceless, he is the receptacle for each new social panic”. It is this flexibility that has seen the figure of the Ripper elevated to something of a mythical status in the public eye, with his notoriety arguably outgrowing the very context from which he was born. However, while the Ripper figure has been acknowledged as an evolving and transformative...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/133659
DOI: 10.25911/5d70f0807b17a
Embargoed until: 2022-12-11

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