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Dying Speeches and Bloody Murders: Crime Broadsides in the Collection of the Harvard Law Library

New York State Historical Association Murder Pamphlet Collection

Crimes of Passion (New York City Bar)

Was He a Man or a Monster? Merchandising Murder in the 19th-Century American Popular Press


Lucinda M. Becker, Death and the Early Modern Englishwoman (Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2003).

John Bellamy, Strange, Inhuman Deaths: Murder in Tudor England (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2005).

John Anthony Boyle, English Murder Pamphlets, 1580-1609, a Bibliographical Checklist (M.A. thesis, Shakespeare Studies, Univ. of Birmingham, 1977).

Daniel A. Cohen, Pillars of Salt, Monuments of Grace: New England Crime Literature and the Origins of American Popular Culture, 1674–1860 (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993).

Patricia Cline Cohen, The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York (New York: Knopf, 1998; Vintage, 1999).

Malcolm Gaskill, Crime and Mentalities in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000).

Marion Gibson, Reading Witchcraft: Stories of Early English Witches (London – New York: Routledge, 1999).

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