ANTH 227 questions and notes- James Elkins

Tourism is a contemporary example of the flaneur

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Unformatted text preview: discuss how the figure of the flaneur was able to impact and change modern subjectivity. The term “flaneur” is a French noun which refers to a person who strolls around with no worries when it comes to the passage of time. Around the 1840s in France, this 1 It was typically men who became known as the “man of the crowd” who were able to stroll leisurely and observe other people and styles. This began the observance of modern life in an urban setting. The place that these ob...
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