Chapter

Rendezvous

Paul Carter

in Meeting Place

Published by University of Minnesota Press

Published in print October 2013 | ISBN: 9780816685363
Published online August 2015 | e-ISBN: 9781452949147 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5749/minnesota/9780816685363.003.0004
Rendezvous

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The three previous chapters constitute the introduction to The Meeting Place. Illustrating the description of the book in the previous chapter, this chapter plunges the reader into the midst of an erotic situation and a first person narrative: a man waiting for his lover to arrive. As she fails to arrive on time, the distinction between a chance encounter and a scheduled meeting emerges.

Keywords: Eros; Encounter; Public space; Choreography; The common place; Giacometti; Discourse; performance

Chapter.  1636 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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