Presents a representative body of Romantic and early Victorian crime literature. This work contains ephemeral material ranging from gallows broadsides to reports into prison conditions. It is suitable for those studying Literature, Romantic and Victorian popular culture, Dickens Studies and the History of Criminology.
Table of Contents
Introduction, Select Bibliography, Chronology, Note on the text, Charles Whitehead, The Autobiography of Jack Ketch (1835), Explanatory Notes