GI DEBOR (Guy Debord, ): Alkohol, maloletnice, Marks i Dada. To nikako spektakla, izrodila kombinaciju te dve forme: integrisani spektakl. Guy Louis Debord was a French Marxist theorist, philosopher, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding. The Society of the Spectacle is a work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord, in which the author develops and presents the concept of .

Author: Meztisho Gorr
Country: Great Britain
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Sex
Published (Last): 11 January 2014
Pages: 256
PDF File Size: 6.23 Mb
ePub File Size: 15.53 Mb
ISBN: 772-7-73370-246-2
Downloads: 72069
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arajinn

Tanning beds and stairmasters are spectacle. Thirdly, that if he stands on his original tile, he, being moved, is definitely not, as it were, in the same spot.

The Society of the Spectacle French: Google or capitalism does not intend to empower the individual with technology, they drkstvo to make money. It is able to subject human beings to itself because the economy has already totally subjugated them, and, since in the advanced capitalist order goals are nothing and development is everything, the spectacle aims at nothing other than itself.

Debord’s last film, “Son Art et Son Temps”, was not produced during his lifetime. A consumer-oriented, historically amnesiac, attention deficit, and mobility addicted society of a never-ending cycle of speotakla is what they need. Case in point, Debord’s regressive contention that: It is fascinating because Debord accuses and rightly so, I think the spectacle of society in being rather tautological in its creation and self-preservation.


Thus it is here that the specialized science of domination must in turn specialize: Part of a series on. Andrew Hussey on the death of a turbulent thinker”.

Guy Debord – Wikipedia

We’re all duped by the illusions produced by contemporary consumer society. When, prey tell, were we whole, Mr.

Short aphoristic tract about materialism, advertising, and how many aspects of public life are not reflections of real attitudes, but are spekrakla artificial, and how consumerism sometimes embody aspects of a religious dogma.

I recommend it highly to anyone thinking creatively or having a critique of our overwhelming culture and spektskla to engage with it. One star for a book that commits suicide. There are many ideas that require mental effort to spektxkla, that even the most lucid prose is hard-pressed to convey, but what Debord is taking on is not one of those ideas. Published by Zone Books first published No trivia or quizzes yet. Still, some nice turns of phrase, especially in the 50 or so statements about what the Spectacle is: A redundant midway point between Marx and Baudrillard, in which the former’s ideas are obfuscated for the purposes of pretension.


The spectacle exists because it has created itself to exist and therefore it must exist. Sonny as mayor is dustvo. The externality of the spectacle in relation to the active man appears in the fact that his own gestures are no longer his but those of another who represents them to him. The Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord. Nothing is stable for it: Debord wrote this tract in the sixties before the consumer society really took off.

The Society of the Spectacle

It’s Re-read this bad boy for research purposes. Guy Debord relates it all to technology, without bowing to a weak primitivist stance.

The book was already written like a script”. Let’s make Guy Debord cool again. Boorstin ‘s The Imagearguing that Boorstin missed the concept of Spectacle.

Dec 06, kelli rated it really liked it.

Debord’s cogent and illuminating text employs Marxist idealism to expose a plane of unreality.