Popkin, Modern France, 125-150.
Recommended Reading for lectures:
Charles Baudelaire, "The Painter of Modern Life" (1863) sections I, III, IV, IX, X, XI on-line.
Walter Benjamin, "Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century," (1931) (on-line); this is a preliminary sketch of a much longer, still unfinished work, The Arcades Project (English trans. 1999).
NO discussion: mid-term exam in class
Leora Auslander, Taste and Power: Furnishing Modern France (1996).
T.J. Clark, The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet
and his Followers (1985; 1999).
Jonathan Crary, Techniques of the Observer: Vision and Modernity in the Ninteenth Century (1990).
Michael Fried, Manet's Modernism: or, the Face of Painting in the 1860s (1996).
David P. Jordan, Transforming Paris: the Life and Labors of Baron Haussmann (1995).
Patrice Higonnet, Paris, Capital of the World (2002).
Michael Miller, The Bon Marché: Bourgeois Culture and the Department
Store (1980). [see also the Bibliothèque Nationale's on-line exhibition about Au Bonheur des dames (The Ladies' Paradise), Zola's novel about a big Paris department store.]
Philip Nord, Paris Shopkeepers and the Politics of Resentment (1986).
Donald Reid, Paris Sewers and Sewermen: Reality and Representation (1991).
Jerrold Seigel, Bohemian Paris: Culture, Politics, and the Boundaries of Bourgeois Life, 1830-1930 (1980).
Rebecca Spang, The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture (2000), especially chapters 5-8.