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Streetwalking the metropolis

women, the city, and modernity

by Deborah L. Parsons

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flaneurs in literature.,
  • Women and literature.,
  • Women in literature.,
  • Cities and towns in literature.,
  • City and town life in literature.,
  • Literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-237) and index.

    StatementDeborah L. Parsons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.5.F53 P37 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6897895M
    ISBN 100198186827, 0198186835
    LC Control Number00701339
    OCLC/WorldCa42912045

    Streetwalking Around Plato's Cave GIULIANA BRUNO Film in the Cityscape: A Topoanalysis This essay is adapted from my book Streetwalking on a Ruined Map: Cultural Theory and the of the street represented "il ventre di Napoli,"3 the "belly" of a metropolis, her meter-polis-her mother-city, as the word's Greek root suggests. Abstract!!The flâneur, or the male walker and observer in the city streets, is widely recognized as a prominent figure in the history and literature of modernity. However, his female counterpart, the flâneuse, has long been the subject of controversy; many theorists have labeled her a fictional or invisible figure, irrelevant to the historical development of the modern Size: KB.

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    Parsons's first book, Streetwalking the Metropolis: Women, the City, and Modernity, primarily focuses on London and Paris, the two cities she used as case studies in her doctoral thesis. Parsons examines the role of the woman as a figure in urban space and brings together the varying opinions of theorists who discuss this topic while. This is the central question of Streetwalking the Metropolis, an important contribution to ongoing debates on the city and modernity in which Deborah Parsons re-draws the gendered map of urban modernism. Assessing the cultural and literary history of the concept of the flaneur, the urban observer/writer traditionally gendered as masculine, the.


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