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About the Collection

The collection comprises five items relating to Guy Debord, Situationism and May 1968. Two of the works are translations by Alice Becker-Ho.

Biographical History

Guy-Ernest Debord (1931-1994) was a French philosopher, member of the Letterist International and founding member of the Situationist International. His best-known works are The Society of the Spectacle and Comments on the Society of the Spectacle.

Collection Highlights

Front cover to 'Dix poèmes'

Poe, Edgar Allen. Dix poèmes d'Edgar Poe. Traduits par Alice Becker-Ho. Montréal, QC: L'Oie de Cravan, 2013.

Front cover to 'La Ferme des Animaux'

La ferme des animaux / [d'après] George Orwell; [présentation de Patrick Marcolini; traduction du creole au française d'Alice Becker-Ho].  Paris: L'Échappée, 2016.

Opening Hours

2023: 11 September - 21 December

  • All rooms: Monday-Friday 11:00-16:30.
  • Microform & Reference Reading Room: Wednesday: 11:00-19:15.

Closed: Monday 30 October.


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