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Canterbury Grove Bridge, a border between life and death
An old, narrow footbridge stars in Patrick Keiller’s film, Norwood, as a border – perhaps between the lands of the living and of the dead.
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‘Then I chucked bread at her head’: Women slut-shaming women in medieval London
In 1497, Joan Rokker called Joan Sebar a whore on her front doorstep then threw bread at her. How, where, and why did medieval women publicly sexually defame other women?