Guy Debord has 72 ratings and 7 reviews. AC said: Marx himself (according to Jappe) did not entirely grasp some of the fundamental forms of capitalism Anselm Jappe: Guy Debord translated into English by Donald Nicholson-Smith with assistance from the author (University of California Press ). Guy Debord by Anselm Jappe, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Jappe’s book is true to its subject, above all, because it reads Debord, and helps us read him, with that future in mind.

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if anelm affiliation does not provide a proxy. In the second section of his circular, Jappe provides a plonkers guide to the history of the Lettrist and Situationist Internationals.

Book ratings by Goodreads. In his youth he was a member of debrd Situationist International —67 in Paris and a comrade-in-arms of Guy Debord. Science Logic and Mathematics.

He was thus a transitional and seminal figure. Return to Book Page. He has taught at Harvard and Berkeley and written widely on the social character of modern art, notably in The Painting of Modern LifeFarewell to an Ideaand Picasso and Truth Debord thus has the merit of having been one of the very first to understand that a Marxist form of analysis needed to be applied to very new and unexpected conditions.


Guy Debord

George-Icaros Babassakis rated it really liked it Jul 25, Jappe understands nothing of this — and nor do T. Anselm Jappe offers a powerful corrective to the continual attempts to incorporate Debord’s theoretical work into “French theory.

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Clark, from the Foreword About the Contributors: At the same time, Debord is placed squarely in context among the Letterist and Situationist anti-artists who, in the aftermath of World War II, sought to criticize and transcend the legacy of Dada and Surrealism.

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Guy Debord (Biography) by Anselm Jappe (Book Review)

This English language edition of the book has been revised by the author and features an updated critical bibliography of Debord and the Situationists. His advisor was Mario Permiola. On the question of the relation between Debord and Baudrillard, Jappe sides with Plant, and against the view that Debord was some type of cynical misanthrope, he argues that Debord was no nihilist, that he loved the Paris of the s that he knew, and even the later traces of authenticity that could be found — and that “[f]or the ostentatious despair that flirts with self-destruction and is so much admired in art galleries and halls of learning Debord had nothing but scorn: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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