Guy Debord

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Guy Louis Debord (28 December 1931, Paris – 30 November 1994, Bellevue-la-Montagne, Haute-Loire) was a French writer, theoretician, filmmaker, poet and revolutionary. He was one of the founders of Lettrist International from 1952 to 1957, then of the Situationist International from 1957 to 1972, of which he edited the French magazine. He is the author of Society of the Spectacle.

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  • Cécile Guilbert, Pour Guy Debord, Paris: Gallimard, 1996. (French)
  • Michael Löwy, "Consume par le feu de la nuit (Le romantisme noir de Guy Debord)", Lignes 31, 1997, pp 161-169. (French)
  • Jean-Marie Apostolidès, Les tombeaux de Guy Debord, précédé de Portrait de Guy-Ernest en jeune libertin, Paris: Exils, 1999, 161 pp. Biography. (French)
    • The Tombs of Guy Debord, trans. Laure Katsaros and Rene Kooiker, Massachusetts Review, 2018. [1] (English)
  • Andrew Hussey, The Game of War: The Life and Death of Guy Debord, London: Cape, 2001, x+420 pp; London: Pimlico, 2002. Biography. (English)
    • Guy Debord: la société du spectacle et son héritage punk, trans. Marguerite Baux and Lucie Delplanque, pref. Will Self, Paris: Globe, 2014, 540 pp. (French)
  • Anselm Jappe, L'avant-garde inacceptable: réflexions sur Guy Debord, Paris: Scheer, 2004, 120 pp. (French)
  • Toulouse-la-Rose, Pour en finir, avec Guy Debord, Talus d’approche, 2004. [2] (French)
  • Mathurin Maugarlonne [François George], À la rencontre des disparus, Grasset, 2004. [3] (French)
  • Olivier Assayas, Une adolescence dans l’après-Mai. Lettre à Alice Debord, Paris: Cahiers du cinéma, 2005. [4] (French)
  • Guy Debord. Un art de la guerre, eds. Laurence Le Bras and Emmanuel Guy, Paris: BnF, 2013, 224 pp. Catalogue. [5] (French)
  • Jason E. Smith, "Guy Debord, Filmmaker", Grey Room 52, Summer 2013, pp 62-81. (English)
  • Tom Bunyard, Debord, Time and Spectacle: Hegelian Marxism and Situationist Theory, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018. 430 pp. Review: Russell (Radical Phil). (English)
  • Scott Mackenzie, The Cinema, too, Must be Destroyed: The Films of Guy Debord, Manchester: Manchester University Press, forthcoming. (English)

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