Miss Anna Jenkin

E. hip12acj@sheffield.ac.uk
 
Thesis Title
‘Representations of and reactions to the female killer in eighteenth-century London and Paris. *
 
Supervisor
Professor Robert Shoemaker
 
Research Synopsis
This project compares the treatment of women accused (and sometimes found guilty) of murder in the judicial system and in the popular press. By analysing representations of women at their most frightening, the differing gender structures of two European urban centres will be revealed.

* Funded by the AHRC.