Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
This capstone focuses on the prevalence of physical dirt and moral corruption in Victorian London. By examining the methods of the Victorian detective, this work illuminates the connection between moral and physical filth. Works examined Include A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Curtis, Hannah, "Dirty London: How Victorian Filth Formed the Urban Detective" (2020). Honors Theses. 41.