The Delirious Guy Debord

Guy Debord Laid Bare: A ReviewBy Gabriel Riocabo Guy Debord: Revolution In The Service Of Poetry (2006)By Vincent KaufmannUniversity Of Minnesota Press evolutionary, romantic, heretic, theorist, vagabond, who was Guy Debord, and wghat was he all about? Vincent Kaufmann’s new biography Guy Debord: Revolution in the Service of Poetry, translated by Robert Bonnono, demonstrates that such a question is inadequate. For Kaufmann, we must know who Debord was. Without recourse to pop psychology or gossip, Kaufmann discovers that the man who is often credited with foreseeing and inspiring the Paris student revolts of May 1968 was no flash in the...

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