May 9, 2013
Peerlessly self-composed, resisting the dismembered crowd, the flâneur moves majestically against that historical grain that would decompose his body into an alien meaning, reduce his numinous presence to an allegory of loss.
Text: Terry Eagleton, Walter Benjamin, or Towards a Revolutionary Criticism … Image: Katherine Bigelow, Near Dark

Peerlessly self-composed, resisting the dismembered crowd, the flâneur moves majestically against that historical grain that would decompose his body into an alien meaning, reduce his numinous presence to an allegory of loss.

Text: Terry Eagleton, Walter Benjamin, or Towards a Revolutionary Criticism … Image: Katherine Bigelow, Near Dark

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