This book examines how the 'Manneken Pis' statue has come to symbolize the Brussels city and focuses on the multiplicity of interpretations to which the statue has been subjected. It explores that celebratory uses of the statue and ones which articulate the conflicts in society are related.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Telling Stories 2. Locating Manneken Pis 3. Ceremony and Celebration 4. Contested Images 5. Afterword