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The Art of Taking a Walk:
Flanerie, Literature, and Film in Weimar Culture
Anke Gleber

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Pt. 1Literature, Culture, Theory
Ch. 1Walking Texts: Toward a Theory of Literary Flanerie3
Ch. 2The City of Modernity: Shifting Perspectives, Urban Transitions23
Ch. 3Passages of Flanerie: Kracauer and Benjamin43
Pt. 2Hessel in Berlin
Ch. 4The Art of Walking: Reflections of Berlin63
Ch. 5Secret Berlin, A Junk Store of Happiness85
Ch. 6Fragments of Flanerie109
Pt. 3Flanerie and Film
Ch. 7A Short Phenomenology of Flanerie129
Ch. 8Flanerie, or The Redemption of Visual Reality151
Pt. 4Female Flanerie
Ch. 9Women on the Screens and Streets of Modernity: In Search of the Female Flaneur171
Ch. 10Weimar Women, Walkers, Writers: Irmgard Keun and Charlotte Wolff191
Notes215
Bibliography265
Index281

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