The Society of the Spectacle
  • Author : Guy Debord
  • Release Date : 10 April 2021
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 86
  • ISBN 13 : EAN:4064066466022

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Book excerpt: The Society of the Spectacle is a work of philosophy by Guy Debord. In it the author expands on the concept of the Spectacle, coupled with presentations of Marxist critical theory.

The Society of the Spectacle

The Society of the Spectacle

Author : Guy Debord
Publisher : Good Press
Genre : Fiction
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The Society of the Spectacle is a work of philosophy by Guy Debord. In it the author expands on the concept of the Spectacle, coupled with presentations of Marxist critical theory....

Society Of The Spectacle

Society Of The Spectacle

Author : Guy Debord
Publisher : Bread and Circuses Publishing
Genre : Political Science
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The Das Kapital of the 20th century,Society of the Spectacle is an essential text, and the main theoretical work of the Situationists. Few works of political and cultural theory have been as enduringly provocative. From its publication amid the social upheavals of the 1960's, in particular the May 1968 uprisings ...

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Comments on the Society of the Spectacle

Author : Guy Debord
Publisher : Verso Books
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1967, Guy Debord’s stinging revolutionary critique ofcontemporary society, The Society of the Spectacle has since acquired acult status. Credited by many as being the inspiration for the ideasgenerated by the events of May 1968 in France, Debord’s pitiless attackon commodity fetishism and its incrustation in the practices ...

The Spectacle 2 0

The Spectacle 2 0

Author : Marco Briziarelli,Emiliana Armano
Publisher : University of Westminster Press
Genre : Social Science
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Spectacle 2.0 recasts Debord's theory of spectacle within the frame of 21st century digital capitalism. It offers a reassessment of Debord’s original notion of Spectacle from the late 1960s, of its posterior revisitation in the 1990s, and it presents a reinterpretation of the concept within the scenario of contemporary informational ...

Rethinking the Spectacle

Rethinking the Spectacle

Author : Devin Penner
Publisher : UBC Press
Genre : Political Science
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Spectacle is usually considered a superficial form of politics, which tries to distract and deceive a passive audience. It is difficult to see how this type of politics could be reconciled with the democratic requirement of active and informed agency. Rethinking the Spectacle re-examines the tension between spectacle and political ...

Media Spectacle

Media Spectacle

Author : Douglas Kellner
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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During the mid-1990s, the O.J. Simpson murder trial dominated the media in the United States and were circulated throughout the world via global communications networks. The case became a spectacle of race, gender, class and violence, bringing in elements of domestic melodrama, crime drama and legal drama. According ...

Spectacle and Society in Livy s History

Spectacle and Society in Livy s History

Author : Andrew Feldherr
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : History
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"An exciting and sophisticated approach to a major author in the Latin canon who has been much ignored. Feldherr's writing is clear and intelligent and admirably reflects his engagement in the material. The close analysis is extraordinarily perceptive and innovative—a real pleasure to read."—Ann Vasaly, author of Representations "[...

Intellectuals in the Society of Spectacle

Intellectuals in the Society of Spectacle

Author : Christopher Britt,Eduardo Subirats
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Philosophy
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This book reveals the sense in which our postmodern societies are characterized by the obscene absence of the intellectual. The modern intellectual--who had once been associated with humanism and enlightenment—has in our day been replaced by media stars, talking heads, and technical experts. At issue is the ongoing crisis ...

Radical Thinkers

Radical Thinkers

Author : Verso Books,Etienne Balibar,Jeremy Bentham,Guy Debord,Fredric Jameson,Sebastiano Timpanaro,Immanuel Wallerstein
Publisher : Verso
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This shrinkwrapped set contains twelve Verso Radical Thinkers volumes at a discounted price: Machiavelli and Us by Louis Althusser Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities by Etienne Balibar and Immanuel Wallerstein Passwords by Jean Baudrillard The Panopticon Writings by Jeremy Bentham Comments on the Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord ...

Fascist Spectacle

Fascist Spectacle

Author : Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : History
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Fascist Spectacle traces the narrative path that accompanied the making of the fascist regime and the construction of Mussolini's power, arguing that aesthetic notions of politics guided fascist power's historical unfolding....

The Scent of Time

The Scent of Time

Author : Byung-Chul Han
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Philosophy
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In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the vita activa is producing a crisis in our sense of time. Our attachment to the vita activa creates an imperative to work which degrades the human being ...

Public Secrets

Public Secrets

Author : Ken Knabb
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Political Science
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The greatest hits, and a fine read for anyone interested in situationist ideas, anarchism, the 60s counterculture and beyond. Includes both two substantial new texts - 'The Joy Of Revolution' and 'Autobiography,' and reprints of all his old pamphlets, co-authored work, and translations of various situationist texts. A veritable ...

Disposable Futures

Disposable Futures

Author : Henry A. Giroux,Brad Evans
Publisher : City Lights Publishers
Genre : Political Science
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"This is a must-read book for anyone ready to transcend fear and imagine a new reality."--Tikkun Disposable Futures makes the case that we have not just become desensitized to violence, but rather, that we are being taught to desire it. From movies and other commercial entertainment to "extreme" weather ...

The Nature of Spectacle

The Nature of Spectacle

Author : James Igoe,Jim Igoe
Publisher : University of Arizona Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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"A thoughtful treatise on how popular representations of nature, through entertainment and tourism, shape how we imagine environmental problems and their solutions"--Provided by publisher....