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Carving the National Body: Jack the Ripper


Lennard, D, Carving the National Body: Jack the Ripper, Rule, Britannia! The Biopic and British National Identity, State University of New York Press, HB Pettey and R Barton Palmer (ed), Albany, New York, pp. 205-222. ISBN 9781438471112 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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There is considerable doubt about whether the perpetrator of the Whitechapel murders possessed medical expertise, or was person of aristocratic pedigree, yet the notion of Jack the Ripper as a sure-handed and affluent anatomist has become thoroughly entrenched in popular imagination.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:cinema studies, jack the ripper, social class, British national identity
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Screen and digital media
Research Field:Cinema studies
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Communication
Objective Field:The media
UTAS Author:Lennard, D (Dr Dominic Lennard)
ID Code:150072
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the University College
Deposited On:2022-05-19
Last Modified:2022-05-27

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