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Flâneur : the art of wandering the streets of Paris

Author: Federico Castigliano
Publisher: North Charleston, SC : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second English edition, revised and expandedView all editions and formats
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"A man walks the streets of Paris, alone and without a destination. He travels long avenues of great buildings, loses himself in the crowds at the Grands Magasins. Wrapped up in a black overcoat, he wanders the city restlessly. But what is he looking for? Where is he going? This book teaches you how lose yourself in the city: it contains stories of promenades and urban adventures, stories of dandies and flâneurs...  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Federico Castigliano
ISBN: 9781546942092 1546942092
OCLC Number: 1051461392
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Art of wandering the streets of Paris
Responsibility: Federico Castigliano.

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"A man walks the streets of Paris, alone and without a destination. He travels long avenues of great buildings, loses himself in the crowds at the Grands Magasins. Wrapped up in a black overcoat, he wanders the city restlessly. But what is he looking for? Where is he going? This book teaches you how lose yourself in the city: it contains stories of promenades and urban adventures, stories of dandies and flâneurs... It contains information regarding characters, authors and artists who have wandered the streets of Paris. By reading these pages you will discover the secrets of flânerie, the noble art of wandering without a destination"--Back cover.
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Good read, inspired by Walter Benjamin

by JohnNorthJR (WorldCat user published 2019-10-06) Very Good Permalink

Probably inspired by Walter Benjamin's studies about flânerie, this is a well-written and entertaining guide about how to become a true flâneur. A must-read for...
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