“If suburbanites are buffered from encounters with the strange and different by their cars and their single-family houses, this is
Back in February 2015, my family and I took a road trip to Boise, Idaho. (It was just somewhere we’d
“The principle of flânerie in Proust: ‘Then, quite apart from all those literary preoccupations, and without definite attachment to anything,
In an interview with Jonathan Rutherford, Homi Bhaba (1990) advanced three notions that are relevant to the present discussion, and
“The idleness of the flâneur is a demonstration against the division of labor.” – Benjamin, W., Eiland, H., & McLaughlin, K.
“The peculiar irresolution of the flâneur. Just as waiting seems to be the proper state of the impassive thinker, doubt
“Dialectic of flânerie: on one side, the man who feels himself viewed by all and sundry as a true suspect
I follow Dr Lauren Elkin on Instagram and she posted a pic of this Tweet by Tracey Thorn about her
“But I was put of by Hemingway’s habit of approaching the city and it’s inhabitants with a sense of mastery.
I did not grow up in the suburbs. I grew up in “the country” – rural Pennsylvania. As badly as