Anselm Jappe: Guy Debord translated into English by Donald Nicholson-Smith with assistance from the author (University of California Press ). Anselm Jappe offers a powerful corrective to the continual attempts to incorporate Debord’s theoretical work into “French theory.” Jappe’s focus. Anselm Jappe • Translator: Donald Nicholson-Smith This is the first and best intellectual biography of Guy Debord, prime mover of the Situationist International .
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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Anselm Jappe born 3 MayBonn is a professor of philosophyteaching in Italy.
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They had seen the imagery and argumentation taken up in actual political practice, by despots and revolutionaries, and put to the test of reality. Jaume rated it it was amazing Jun 07, This English language edition of the book has been revised by the author and features an updated critical bibliography of Debord and the Situationists. One main merit jwppe Jappe’s book is that it manages to see and speak vebord Debord’s embattledness and isolation, and also to his being a social animal.
Santiago Cucullu – – Film-Philosophy 3 1. Guy Debord translated into English by Donald Nicholson-Smith with assistance from the author University of California Press The situationists declared somewhere that boredom was counter-revolutionary. Description This is the first intellectual biography of Guy Debord, prime mover of the Situationist International and author of The Society of the Spectacle, the seminal book of the May uprising in Deobrd.
They did not need to invent a political language — still less to wrest the possibility of one from a surrounding farrago of lies and soundbites. Dbeord book is true to its subject, above all, because it reads Debord, and helps us read him, with that future in mind.
Guy Debord (Biography) by Anselm Jappe (Book Review)
Clark, from the Foreword. Clark, from the Foreword. And there is no “like” about it a lot of the time: Debofd Nicholson-Smith This treatise offers a lyrical and jppe critique of the “society of the spectacle” from the point of view of individual experience. Gene Ray – – Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 23 Debord, Time and History.
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This is “writing,” sure enough. But they are different, in every respect; the one is a nervous parody of the other; and the fact that Debord’s imagining of other worlds shares so much with that of his opponents is potentially his imagining’s strongest point.
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He studied in Paris and Rome where he obtained, respectively, a master’s and then a doctorate degree in philosophy. First, how are we to understand the obvious but scandalous fact that in Debord’s case politics was largely writing — that it turned on the building of an inimitable polemical and expository style, assembled over decades, born from a series of engagements with, on, and against the French language?
Not necessarily, is Jappe’s answer. Neither hagiographical nor sectarian, Guy Debord places its subject squarely in his historical context: Soraya rated it liked it Dec 09, Peter Marshall The picture of Godwin that emerges is one of a jqppe man and a subtle and revolutionary thinker, one whose influence was far greater than is usually assumed.
But it was not done by someone who was only or essentially a writer or a master of French proseany more than he was an “artist,” “filmmaker,” “politician,” or even “revolutionary. His essays have been published in the collection The Writing on the Wall: Such a book need not spell out these puzzles drbord as I do you will see that Jappe’s terms are differentbut I iappe it ought to be driven and haunted as Jappe’s undoubtedly is by a similar sense of broad questions constantly coming up about the nature of Debord’s achievement, and getting harder to answer the more unavoidable they seem.
Dehord a start, part of the work on the language Debord was involved in turns on an agonized, and deeply funny running-battle with the notions of mastery and Frenchness lurking in the phrase above — “mastery” equalling “Frenchness,” which in turns equals clarity, authority, classical balance, skeptical levity, etc.
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Revolution and Counterrevolution George Katsiaficas This book brings to life social movements of the s, a period of debrod struggles. History of Western Philosophy. Since this material is well known and more reliable versions of it can be found elsewhere, it is best ignored beyond noting a couple of points.