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Dorothy Richardson’s ‘The Tunnel’: Feminism and Flânerie in Bloomsbury

  The idea of the flâneur was born in Paris and was first referred to by Baudelaire.  However, London writers have long used the device of the casual wanderer of the capital’s streets, the loiterer, the observer, as a means … Continue reading

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Film of the Month – May 2012 – Flânerie Seen Through a Lens: Light, Movement and Film

Something different this month; rather than reviewing a specific film we are looking at how the creative process of film-making links with the practice of the flâneur, feminism and early modernist fiction.  The modern(ist) metropolis and the institution of cinema … Continue reading

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