Guy Ernest Debord (; December 28, 1931 – November 30, 1994) was a French Marxist theorist, writer, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding member of the Situationist International (SI). He was also briefly a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie.
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... Guy Debord, Anselm Jappe, University of California Press 1999, ISBN 0-520-21204-5 ... Guy Debord - Revolutionary, Len Bracken, Feral House 1997, ISBN 0-922915-44-X ... The Game of War The Life and Death of Guy Debord ...
... Following Chtcheglov's exclusion from the Lettrists in 1954, Guy Debord and others worked to clarify the concept of unitary urbanism, in a bid to demand a revolutionary approach to architecture ... Guy Debord's truest intention was to unify two different factors of "ambiance" that, he felt, determined the values of the urban landscape the soft ambiance – light, sound, time, the ... Debord's vision was a combination of the two realms of opposing ambiance, where the play of the soft ambiance was actively considered in the rendering of the hard ...
... Guy Debord, Correspondance Volume 4, 1969-1972, éditions Fayard, Paris, 2004 ... Guy Debord, Correspondance Volume 5, 1973-1978, éditions Fayard, Paris, 2005 ... Guy Debord, Correspondance Volume 6, 1979-1987, éditions Fayard, Paris, 2007 ...
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