What is Situationism?: A Reader

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Stewart Home
AK Press, 1996 - Arts, European - 203 pages
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This anthology gathers together a broad range of critical material about the Situationist International. The texts run sequentially according to date of original publication, thereby providing an overview of the way in which situationism has been historicized in the Anglo-American world. A wealth of historical and interpretative information is provided by the various contributors. This plurality of voices ranges from underground legends to art theorists, ultra-leftists to professional academics, whose opinions blend and clash to provide a book that is far more vibrant than a conventional monograph.

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Contents

Critique of the Situationist International
24
The End of Music
63
Basic Banalities
103
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Stewart Home is an intellectual enfant terrible of the post-punk art movement and cult writing circuit. The author of over 20 novels and famous for elaborate hoaxes and agit-prop art events, he is often referred to as the English successor to Burroughs. He lives in London.

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