Tag Archives: Ken Knabb

Once more on Dada

100 years ago the word “Dada” was coined to name the riot of destructive possibility unfurling at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. The “discovery” of the term is disputed by interested parties (now dead).  One of the participants in the Parisian Dada group, … Continue reading

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Review of McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street

This originally appeared on a now defunct blog, http://antyphayes.blogsome.com/ on 11 April 2012. It has been edited slightly. A shorter version of the review is available at the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books website. McKenzie Wark’s The Beach beneath the Street: The … Continue reading

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Review of Ken Knabb’s Spectacle

Eric-John Russell has reviewed Ken Knabb’s recent translation of Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle. Russell raises some good critical points, primarily directed at Knabb’s scholarly notations and commentary: On the whole, one cannot help but grasp a dramatically different tone … Continue reading

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“Socialism or Planète”

[from Internationale Situationniste, no. 10,  March 1966] We put forward several apparently risky assertions with the assurance of subsequently seeing an historical display of their undeniable seriousness. The more limited our remarks — for example when we analyse a detail … Continue reading

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Well said S.I.!

[from Internationale Situationniste no. 9,  August 1964] “This dose of pretentious errors obliges us to make a re-examination of [Alain] Resnais… Despite the references he made to André Breton around the time of the release of Hiroshima [mon amour], Resnais … Continue reading

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The Society of the Spectacle – for eReaders

LINKS UPDATED 16 JUNE 2017 Available in: – EPUB format – MOBI format You can convert these into other e-reader formats with the Calibre software. ● Notes on this edition We have brought together the most recent English translations of … Continue reading

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