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Ralph Rumney has been in constant flight from the wreckage of postwar Europe. Crossing paths with every avant-garde of the past fifty years, he was one of the founding members of the Situationist International. Rumney’s traveling companions—Guy Debord, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Bataille, William Burroughs, Félix Guattari, E.P. Thompson—are recalled here with shar ...more
Paperback, 125 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by City Lights Publishers (first published October 19th 1999)
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Apr 01, 2010 Stas rated it really liked it
The contingency of fame. How intertwined are the establishment and the bohemia. How personal jokes and sloppy meanderings of a few eccentrics are reified into 'movements', 'doctrines', 'cultural capital'.
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Sep 24, 2007 Tosh rated it it was amazing
A nice memoir of sorts of a very important time in post-war Europe.
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