Virginia Woolf and the Whitechapel Murders

Alice Taylor

Research output: Textual Creative WorksCreative Works Original - Textual


Virginia Woolf was a prominent British writer and intellectual. The Ripper crimes are a focus of speculation in popular culture. This article looks at the connections between the two.This article is based on original research into primary sources. As a work of creative non-fiction, it explores dreams, illusions and conjectures, and links them to the documented historical record.The significance of this article, is that it presents new information about Virginia Woolf, and also newly researched information about the Ripper crimes. The creative, speculative nature of the text allows reflections on these topics.
Original languageEnglish
Type6-page research article
Media of outputMagazine
PublisherFortean Times Magazine
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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