The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #106933   Message #2213240
Posted By: Jim Carroll
11-Dec-07 - 02:12 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Songs about women killing men
Subject: RE: Origins: Songs about women killing men
There is a wonderful poem by Thomas Hardy about a woman whose husband who comes home drunk each night and beats her, is sewn up into a blanket so he starves to death.
I believe Mike Waterson made a song based on it.
Jim Carroll