Gothic Forensics: Criminal Investigative Procedure in Victorian Horror & Mystery

Gothic Forensics: Criminal Investigative Procedure in Victorian Horror & Mystery

by Michael Arntfield

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137567932
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/05/2016
Series: Semiotics and Popular Culture
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Arntfield is Associate Professor in the Department of English & Writing Studies at Western University, Canada. He is also a fellow with the University of Toronto’s Centre for Research in Forensic Semiotics, an academic and investigative advisor with the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases, and a previous Fulbright Chair at Vanderbilt University, USA. Formerly serving as a police officer and detective for over fifteen years, he now specializes in literary criminology and the criminal humanities. For more information, visit www.michaelarntfield.com.

Table of Contents

How to Use this book.- Introduction: The Forensic Guide.- 1 The House of the Seven Gables: Wrongful Convictions & Secondary Deviation.- 2 Bleak House: Authorship Attribution & Suspectology.- 3 “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”: Cognitive Interviewing & Crime Scene Continuity.- 4 “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt”: Holdback Evidence & the Copycat Effect.- 5 Dracula: Criminal Paraphilia & Expert Witnesses.- 6 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde: Criminal Responsibility and Psychogeography.- 7 The Picture of Dorian Gray: The Psychopathy Checklist & the Dark Triad.- 8 The House by the Churchyard: Forensic Anthropology & Investigative Countermeasures.- 9 Trilby: Forensic Victimology & the Svengali Defense.- Conclusion: Towards a Literary Criminology

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