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    Walking underground: two francophone flaneurs in 21st-century Tokyo

    Kawakami, Akane (2016) Walking underground: two francophone flaneurs in 21st-century Tokyo. L'Esprit Createur 56 (3), pp. 120-133. ISSN 0014-0767.

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    This article explores ‘Tokyo underground’ as described by Régine Robin and Michaël Ferrier. In the strange spaces beneath the surface of the city, these writer-flâneurs discover forms of universality which they identify as Tokyo’s ‘syntax’; specific configurations of the common language spoken in and by metropolises all over the world.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): flaneur, Tokyo, Michael Ferrier, Regine Robin, walking
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Research Centres and Institutes: Aesthetics of Kinship and Community, Birkbeck Research in (BRAKC)
    Depositing User: Akane Kawakami
    Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2016 08:08
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:37


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