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Karen Halttunen, Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the Gothic Imagination (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998).

Peter Lake & Michael Questier, The Antichrist's Lewd Hat: Protestants, Papists and Players in Post-Reformation England (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002).

Randall Martin, Betty S. Travitsky & Anne Lake Prescott, eds., Women and Murder in Early Modern News Pam phlets and Broadside Ballads, 1573-1697: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Englishwomen (Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2005).

Randall Martin, Women, Murder, and Equity in Early Modern England (New York: Routledge, 2008).

Thomas McDade, The Annals of Murder: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on American Murders From Colonial Times to 1900 (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1961).

Lynn A. Robson, “‘Now Farewell to The Lawe, Too Long Have I Been in Thy Subjection’: Early Modern Murder, Calvinism and Female Spiritual Authority,“ Literature & Theology 22.3 (September 2008): 295- 312.

_____, “ ‘No Nine Days Wonder’: Embedded Protestant Narratives in Early Modern Prose Murder Pamphlets” (unpublished PhD thesis, University of Warwick, 2004).

J. A. Sharpe, “Domestic Homicide in Early Modern England,” The Historical Journal 24.1 (March 1981): 29-48.

Michael Ayers Trotti, “The Lure of the Sensational Murder,” Journal of Social History 35.2 (Winter 2001): 429-43.


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