The Society of the Spectacle

by Guy Debord, Donald Nicholson-Smith (Translator)
Author(s):Guy Debord, Donald Nicholson-Smith (Translator)
Language: English
Publisher: Zone Books
Published Date: 23rd September, 1995
ISBN: 0942299795
Total Pages: 160

About the book The Society of the Spectacle

The Society of the Spectacle is a PHILOSOPHY book which was published by Zone Books on 23rd September, 1995 . Guy Debord, Donald Nicholson-Smith (Translator) are the authors of this book. This book is written in English and has 160 number of pages.

Few works of political and cultural theory have been as enduringly provocative as Guy Debord's The Society of the Spectacle. From its publication amid the social upheavals of the 1960s up to the present, the volatile theses of this book have decisively transformed debates on the shape of modernity, capitalism and everyday life in the late twentieth century. Now finally available in a superb English translation approved by the author, Debord's text remains as crucial as ever for understanding the contemporary effects of power, which are increasingly inseparable from the new virtual worlds of our rapidly changing image/information culture.


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