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McLuhan [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781441143808Series: Guides for the PerplexedPublication details: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9781441106209
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: McLuhan: A Guide for the PerplexedDDC classification:
  • 302.23092
LOC classification:
  • P92.5. M3 G675 2010
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Contents:
Contents; Preface; Chapter One: Background, Context, Definitions, and . . . Stumbling Blocks; Chapter Two: Literary Links; Chapter Three: From Madison, Wisconsin to Madison Avenue: The Mechanical Bride and Her Electrical Brood; Chapter Four: From Media as Political Forms to Understanding Media; Chapter Five: McLuhan's Tool Box: From Through the Vanishing Point to Laws of Media; Chapter Six: Using McLuhan's Tools; Notes; References; Further Readings; Index
Summary: Marshall McLuhan was dubbed a media guru when he came to prominence in the 1960s. The Woodstock generation found him cool; their parents found him perplexing. Today he is often referred to as a media ecologist, a phrase that would have pleased him for its resonance with James Joyce's Echoland . Joyce's kaleidoscopic verbal creativity stimulated McLuhan's vision for a unified explanation of everything from Woodstock to Wall Street, from woodcuts to weapons, in terms of media and their effects. During his career, he found time to write about high literature (Chesterton, Wyndham Lewis, Poun
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Contents; Preface; Chapter One: Background, Context, Definitions, and . . . Stumbling Blocks; Chapter Two: Literary Links; Chapter Three: From Madison, Wisconsin to Madison Avenue: The Mechanical Bride and Her Electrical Brood; Chapter Four: From Media as Political Forms to Understanding Media; Chapter Five: McLuhan's Tool Box: From Through the Vanishing Point to Laws of Media; Chapter Six: Using McLuhan's Tools; Notes; References; Further Readings; Index

Marshall McLuhan was dubbed a media guru when he came to prominence in the 1960s. The Woodstock generation found him cool; their parents found him perplexing. Today he is often referred to as a media ecologist, a phrase that would have pleased him for its resonance with James Joyce's Echoland . Joyce's kaleidoscopic verbal creativity stimulated McLuhan's vision for a unified explanation of everything from Woodstock to Wall Street, from woodcuts to weapons, in terms of media and their effects. During his career, he found time to write about high literature (Chesterton, Wyndham Lewis, Poun