The Jack the Ripper Corpus



The Jack the Ripper corpus contains all the letters or postcards found and transcribed in the Appendix of

Evans S. P., Skinner K. (2001). Jack the Ripper: Letters from Hell. Stroud: Sutton.

The letters were OCR scanned and manually checked. The corpus consists of 209 texts and 17,463 word tokens. The average length of a text in the corpus is of eighty-three word tokens (min = 7, max = 648, SD = 67.4).
Date made available4 Aug 2020

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