The Invisible Flaneuse?
Gender, Public Space and Visual Culture in Nineteenth Century Paris
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Invisible Flaneuse? by Aruna D'Souza
Book DescriptionThis collection of essays revisits gender and urban modernity in nineteenth-century Paris in the wake of changes to the fabric of the city and social life. In rethinking the figure of the flaneur, the contributors apply the most current thinking in literature and urban studies to an examination of visual culture of the period, including painting, caricature, illustrated magazines, and posters. Using a variety of approaches, the collection re-examines the long-held belief that life in Paris was divided according to strict gender norms, with men free to roam in public space while women were restricted to the privacy of the domestic sphere. Framed by essays by Janet Wolff and Linda Nochlin - two scholars whose work has been central to the investigation of gender and representation in the nineteenth century - this collection brings together new methods of looking at visual culture with a more nuanced way of picturing city life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780719079429
(240mm x 170mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Aruna D'Souza
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Offers a collection of case studies and essays. This title brings together voices from various disciplinary and theoretical backgrounds, each proposing ways to remap, decentre, and reorient what is often assumed to be a unified field.
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Author Biography - Aruna D'Souza
Aruna D'Souza is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Tom McDonough is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Binghamton University, State University of New York
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