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Author Schoenbachler, Matthew G., 1967-

Title Murder & madness : the myth of the Kentucky tragedy / Matthew G. Schoenbachler.

Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    364.152 SCH    Available
Description xii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Topics in Kentucky history
Topics in Kentucky history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The architect of his own fortunes: Solomon Porcius Sharp -- The diminutive fury: Anna Cooke -- Romance and delusion: Jereboam Beauchamp -- Politics -- Murder -- The politics of murder -- The trial -- Prison and execution -- Memory and the invention of a tragedy -- The Kentucky tragedy.
Subject Sharp, Solomon P., 1780-1825.
Beauchamp, Jereboam O., 1802-1826.
Beauchamp, Ann, 1786-1826.
Murder -- Kentucky -- Case studies.
Kentucky -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Added Title Murder and madness
ISBN 9780813125664 (alk. paper)
0813125669 (alk. paper)

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