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The beach beneath the street : the everyday life and glorious times of the Situationist International

Author: McKenzie Wark
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wark explores the breadth and diversity of the Situationist International movement, from its beginnings in the 1950s up to the explosive days of 1968. Accessible and filled with new insights, Wark reconnects the Situationists to new practices in communication, built form, and everyday life.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: McKenzie Wark
ISBN: 9781844677207 1844677206
OCLC Number: 668194673
Description: viii, 197 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Leaving the Twenty-First Century --
1. Street Ethnography --
2. No More Temples of the Sun --
3. The Torrent of History --
4. Extreme Aesthetics --
5. A Provisional Micro-Society --
6. Permanent Play --
7. Tin Can Philosophy --
8. The Thing of Things --
9. Divided We Stand --
10. An Athlete of Duration --
11. New Babylon --
12. The Beach Beneath the Street --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: McKenzie Wark.
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"Wark is a fine aphorist ... Playful, angry, depressed, celebratory, this is a book for anyone not convinced that there is no alternative to the way we live now" - Christopher Bray, Observer "Wark's Read more...

 
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