The Flâneur and his City: Patterns of Daily Life in Paris 1815-1851
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The Flâneur and his City: Patterns of Daily Life in Paris 1815-1851

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The book provides a "flâneur’s eye view" of Parisian life in the first half of the nineteenth century: dress, cafés and restaurants, but also shops and passages, the omnibus, bals publics and carnival. The author provides general conclusions about the private and public spheres in "le vieux Paris." Like the flâneur, the author concentrates less on factual information for
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published March 15th 2010 by Manchester University Press (first published 1994)
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Richard D. E. Burton (d.2008) was Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Sussex, UK.
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