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Matthew William Ortile

Looking: Storytelling and Flânerie in the Arcades of Grindr

Publication Date
2014-January-01
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Department or Program
Abstract

It is through storytelling, Walter Benjamin believed, that wisdom and experience are shared, letting open narratives achieve an amplitude that information lacks. And Charles Baudelaire considered the window-shopping flâneur to be the observant ne plus ultra of urban modernity. By...

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