Voyeurism and the radical move of the flâneuse

Lauren Elkin is the author of Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London.

Do we crave anonymity or to be seen on our own terms

I will shop, or I won’t shop but I am not defined by it either way.

You are not worried of the flâneuse walking alone in the city: she knows how to stand up for herself.

Laying claim to flânerie has always enabled us to disrupt the lives we were supposed to live.

An excellent review on the

Radical Flâneuserie
August 25, 2016 | by Lauren Elkin

— Paris review (obviously)

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