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The Invisible Flaneuse?: Gender, Public Space and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century Paris
First book to bring together analysis of the gendered experience of urban space (the flaneuse) in an art historical context.Contains contributions by noted scholars Linda Nochlin and Janet Wolff.Relevant not only to art history and visual culture, but also to cultural studies, urban studies, French history, women's studies.
Hardcover, 185 pages
Published September 19th 2006 by Manchester University Press
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Dec 03, 2017 Kiely Marie rated it really liked it · review of another edition
My favorite essay was "Dusting the Surface: The Bourgeoisie, the Veil, and Haussmann's Paris." An engaging, critical look at a topic that doesn't nearly get discussed enough: how women fit into the newly renovated, Haussmannized Paris.