Bill Koehnlein
Society of the Spectacle, 40th anniversary 1967 Text by Guy Debord Still Defines Capitalist Society



The Society of the Spectacle</em> (La Société du Spectacle), by Guy Debord, is the best-known and most influential text issued by the Situationist international (SI), and it informed--theoretically and practically--the most revolutionary sectors that emerged a year after its publication in Paris during the massive French uprising of May-June 1968.