“Throwing the Wedding-Shoe”: Foundational Violence, Unhappy Couples, and Murderous Women

@article{Tromp2013ThrowingTW,
  title={“Throwing the Wedding-Shoe”: Foundational Violence, Unhappy Couples, and Murderous Women},
  author={Marlene Tromp},
  journal={Victorian Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={39 - 43}
}
  • M. Tromp
  • Published 24 December 2014
  • History
  • Victorian Review
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