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Subject: homicide

What do the newspaper articles, and trial of Robert Coombes tell us about the representations of criminally insane children in the late nineteenth-century?

  • Author:
  • Niamh Carney
  • Subjects:
  • childhood
  • class
  • Crime
  • criminal insanity
  • criminal law
  • gender
  • historical writing
  • history
  • homicide
  • juvenile criminality
  • matricide
  • mental health
  • moral panic
  • newspaper
  • Nineteenth Century
  • psychology
  • punishment
  • sensationalism
  • testimonies
  • trial
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

“Freely flows the blood of those who moralize”: Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd – victim of circumstance, opportunist of maniacal killer?

  • Author:
  • Alison Johnson-Smith
  • Subjects:
  • antihero
  • Brecht
  • character analysis
  • drama
  • film
  • homicide
  • horror
  • musicals
  • Sweeney Todd
  • Victorian
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Drama

Murder, Mens Rea and the Mandatory Life Sentence: Why Those Seeking Radical Reform Should be Content with the Common Law Development of English Homicide Law.

  • Author:
  • Adam David Gray
  • Subjects:
  • homicide
  • law
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • LLB (Hons) Law