flânerie

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flâ·ne·rie

 (flän-rē′, flä′nə-rē′)
n.
Aimless idling; dawdling.

[French, from flâner, to idle about, stroll; see flâneur.]

flânerie

(flɑnri)
n
aimless strolling or lounging; idleness
[C19: from flâner to stroll, dawdle, ultimately from Old Norse flana to wander about]

flânerie

A French word meaning dawdling, used to mean aimless or idle behavior.
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A flaneur never hurries; Baudelaire says that in Paris there was a brief vogue for walking turtles on a leash, so that one's turtle could set the proper pace for a flanerie.
In the narrator's open-air flanerie around urban Delhi, juxtaposed alongside the claustrophobia of Bimala/Subhadra's domestic life, the narrator roams the foreign streets in search of creative inspiration for writing, or as she articulates it, seeking the "partner of her insanity" ("l'autre de ma deraison").
10) I want to distinguish the type of flanerie adopted for this study from the original concept developed and studied by Walter Benjamin.
the extent of the prevailing resistance to flanerie in Berlin, and .
Flanerie is a specific mode of strolling, in which the flaneur exercises a spatial practice, observing the interior and/or exterior public spaces of a city or reading the population and its social texts.
A practice of flanerie (urban strolling), which was described by Charles Baudelaire and developed by Walter Benjamin, is exactly the method for establishing a sensitive approach to everyday city.
e] siecle en pleine << flanerie >> le long des boulevards centraux de la ville (p.
My favourite route starts with a cycling flanerie through the streets of St-Ouen that bear revolutionaries' names (the area has had communist mayors for a century).
Wandering in/to the Rubble-Film: Filmic Flanerie and the Exploded Panorama after 1945.
By writing of the experience of black female flanerie, Larsen's work holds out the promise and possibilities of moving away from, into, and between communities and locations.
Um estudo dos catálogos da Sears, Roebuck na virada do século mostra como a loja de departamentos norte-americana floresceu levando à população rural do país a sensação da flanerie das cidades (2).
Downtown Canada's postcolonial tour de flanerie re-centres the city in the Canadian imagination, and charts a promising new contextual direction for Canadian literary and cultural studies.