The Real Split in the InternationalISBN: 0745321275;
Book DescriptionFirst published in 1972 in Paris, The Real Split in the International is regarded as one of Guy Debord's finest works. Exploding as politically revolutionary at the heart of the Paris 1968 uprisings, the Situationist International has proved a tenaciously compelling radical movement in terms of asthetics and political theory. This crucially important book is not only a philosophical landmark, it is also a cult classic that has has established the Situationist movement -- of which Debord was the key member -- as one of the most influential of the twentieth century. This new translation by John McHale is the first officially authorised in English. The book has previously been available only in underground or online formats, so McHale's workpromises to bring the work of the Situationists to an even wider audience. The Real Split in the International sees Debord not only evaluate the movement as a whole, but also signal the end of it. For him, it had become clear that the...
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