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Forward through the rearview mirror : reflections on and by Marshall McLuhan

Author: Paul Benedetti; Nancy DeHart
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1997.
Series: Digital communication.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Hailed by Tom Wolfe as "the most important thinker since Newton, Darwin, Freud, Einstein, and Pavlov," sixties media theorist Marshall McLuhan was the first person to grasp the full and radical implications of mass media for contemporary life. Forward Through the Rearview Mirror is a multidimensional, unconventional look at McLuhan's life and ideas in the context of the information age. An evocative, imaginative,
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Named Person: Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Benedetti; Nancy DeHart
ISBN: 0262522330 9780262522335
OCLC Number: 37011102
Description: 207 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 26 cm.
Series Title: Digital communication.
Other Titles: Reflections on and by Marshall McLuhan
On McLuhan
McLuhan
Responsibility: [edited by Paul Benedetti and Nancy DeHart].

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Hailed by Tom Wolfe as "the most important thinker since Newton, Darwin, Freud, Einstein, and Pavlov," sixties media theorist Marshall McLuhan was the first person to grasp the full and radical implications of mass media for contemporary life. Forward Through the Rearview Mirror is a multidimensional, unconventional look at McLuhan's life and ideas in the context of the information age. An evocative, imaginative, and visually exciting mosaic of aphorisms and images,

Forward Through the Rearview Mirror presents McLuhan's own words - short prose, aphorisms, interviews, letters, and dialogues - alongside reminiscences about him by today's most renowned cultural critics. Part book, part magazine, part storyboard, Forward Through the Rearview Mirror is a provocative, insightful, and unprecedented exploration of McLuhan, his message, and its meaning.

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