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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The book's nine substantial chapters--devoted respectively to transport, housing, public and private spaces, economic and professional classes, shopping, the arts (high and low), cafes and flanerie, provincial travel, and death--offer a multidimensional, closely observed portrait of the city through different times, social echelons, and categories of experience.
Allen's flanerie is illustrative of a far-reaching existential pursuit.
O campo foi construido buscando inspiracao na abordagem cartografica, proposta por Deleuze e Guattari como uma pratica do conhecer sobre as estrategias do desejo (2), e transitando entre a observacao participante e a imersao no territorio da fotoetnografia de Achutti (3), e a flanerie de Baudelaire (4), errando por becos e ruas, largos, parques e pracas, buscando descobrir a realidade social e cultural da cidade.
Nunes (2016) sugere a flanerie como metodologia (inspirada nas proposicoes de Peter McLaren) e o flaneur como etnografo pos-moderno que, fugindo de categorias fixas de analise, mergulha na cidade movimentada e dinamica na busca por "capturar narrativas por meio da leitura das conformacoes humanas e espaciais, fixando-as mais livremente em atos de escrita, seguindo o engajamento narrativo" (NUNES, 2016, p.
In such texts, the narrators engage in a sedentary form of flanerie, taking advantage of the moving panorama viewed from the tram to offer critical insights about Madrid and Spanish history.
The flanerie practiced by the diligent observer with detective-like inclinations is thus replaced by the atomized individual, who quits his previous habit of performing hard work to understand and decipher the meaningful life of the Arcade City (Benjamin 1973: 50, 54).
Pero en su planteo hay una recuperacion de lo popular que distingue esta etapa, donde ademas articulo su procedencia poetica ultraista con su flanerie sensitiva por las calles suburbanas que, segun su terminologia, no se cansaba de "fatigar" a diario.
Natalia Ruiz Rubio nos ofrece "La estetica de la flanerie en Guillermo Prieto: los cuadros costumbristas decimononicos como escaparate textual de la nacion".
In the spirit of flanerie, the show will go beyond the museum, with works presented on billboards and in the streets.
And yet, seeing a young man hunchbacking across an intersection with his face illuminated by the pale blue beacon of an undersized computer monitor, and watching with alarm as he narrowly avoids a collision with a bike messenger, the wanderer can't help but doubt whether true flanerie is even possible in the contemporary city.
Although Rubbino's books operate within the ostensibly promising genre of travel literature for children, his conservative agenda is set ideologically in opposition toTribunella's vision of children's potentially empowering facility for flanerie.