The nostalgias of situationist subversion

  title={The nostalgias of situationist subversion},
  author={Alastair Bonnett},
This article examines the role of nostalgia within situationist theory and politics. After introducing the Situationist International and the need to rethink the politics of nostalgia, it is shown that nostalgia had both a productive and a disruptive place in situationist thought; that it enabled some of their key insights yet also introduced incoherence and tensions into their political project. This productive and disruptive relationship is explored through two of the situationists' main… CONTINUE READING