THEORY OF MISERY / MISERY OF THEORY: Report on the New Conditions of Revolutionary Theory. Daniel DENEVERT.

THEORY OF MISERY / MISERY OF THEORY: Report on the New Conditions of Revolutionary Theory

(Berkeley / San Francisco): (Cooperstein/Hammer/Knabb), 1974. First English language edition. Wraps. Tall 8vo. Saddle-stapled brown card wraps. Trivial dent to upper corner of spine, else about fine; bright, crisp, and sharp throughout. 16pp. Near fine. Item #20072

A postmortem of the S.I., and reflection on its place in leftist theory. First published in French the previous year; this translation by Robert Cooperstein, Dan Hammer, and Ken Knabb. The text begins: "The theoretical effort – the most advanced since Marx – accomplished by the Situationist International has not only burned itself out, it even seems to be content with a place among the curiosities of revolutionary history." Originally published through the Centre de Recherche sur la Question Sociale, a group that included Francoise Bloch, Jeanne Charles [Francoise Denevert?], Joel Cornuault, and Daniel Denevert. OCLC finds three copies. [Ford 169].

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