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The Art of Taking a Walk: Flânerie, Literature, and Film in Weimar Culture

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Anke Gleber examines one of the most intriguing and characteristic figures of European urban modernity: the observing city stroller, or flaneur. In an age transformed by industrialism, the flaneur drifted through city streets, inspired and repelled by the surrounding scenes of splendor and squalor. Gleber examines this often elusive figure in the particular contexts of Wei ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published December 20th 1998 by Princeton University Press (first published November 30th 1998)
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