Apr 20, 2021
The Real Split In The International
Posted by Situationist International John McHale

First published in 1972 in Paris, The Real Split in the International is regarded as one of Guy Debord s finest works.Exploding as politically revolutionary at the heart of the Paris 1968 uprisings, the Situationist International has proved a tenaciously compelling radical movement in terms of asthetics and political theory.This crucially important book is not only a philoFirst published in 1972 in Paris, The Real Split in the International is regarded as one of Guy Debord s finest works.Exploding as politically revolutionary at the heart of the Paris 1968 uprisings, the Situationist International has proved a tenaciously compelling radical movement in terms of asthetics and political theory.This crucially important book is not only a philosophical landmark, it is also a cult classic that has has established the Situationist movement of which Debord was the key member as one of the most influential of the twentieth century.This new translation by John McHale is the first officially authorised in English The book has previously been available only in underground or online formats, so McHale s work promises to bring the work of the Situationists to an even wider audience.The Real Split in the International sees Debord not only evaluate the movement as a whole, but also signal the end of it For him, it had become clear that the Situationist s success had produced within its own ranks as well as outside them a host of fans and onlookers who amounted to little than consumers of a radicality that had become fashionable In this way the movement had begun to encompass the very society of the spectacle that the Situationists had challenged There was a danger that Situationist theory could turn into ideology Debord s reaction was to break up the movement.

  • Title: The Real Split In The International
  • Author: Situationist International John McHale
  • ISBN: 9780745321271
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Real Split In The International First published in in Paris The Real Split in the International is regarded as one of Guy Debord s finest works Exploding as politically revolutionary at the heart of the Paris uprisings t

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    Guy Debord s bittersweet goodbye to the Situationists as a group Essential literature on the world of May 1968.



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