About Le Flâneur

 

‘[The flâneur] was a figure of the modern artist-poet, a figure keenly aware of the bustle of modern life, an amateur detective and investigator of the city, but also a sign of the alienation of the city and of capitalism’

-Gregory Shaya

‘The Flaneur, the Badaud, and the Making of a Mass Public in France, circa 1860-1910’

 

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