“Fevers of Curiosity”: Charles Baudelaire and the Convalescent Flâneur
This month marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Baudelaire’s birth, the French poet famous for his descriptions of the flâneur: a man of the crowd, who thrived in the metropolis’ multitude. Following Baudelaire through 19th-century Paris, Matthew Beaumont discovers a parallel archetype — the convalescent hero of modernity — who emerges from the sickbed into city streets with a feverish curiosity.
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How is it that I just now ran across the Open Book? What a beautiful design!
My First Week of Librem 5 Convergence
"I put away my personal Librem 13v1 and tested out whether I could replace it with a Librem 5"
@mjd Yes, he still lives in the kitchen but I let him scamper around the yard and have a play in the pool everyday. The desert life is suiting him very well.
Oncology Nurse. Former sysadmin; webdev; techie; bicycle-courier. Likes two wheeled transport; books and real life.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko