1st Edition

Regarding Manneken Pis
Culture, Celebration and Conflict in Brussels

ISBN 9781909662308
Published March 26, 2015 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Book Description

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

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Catherine Emerson