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Marshall McLuhan : cosmic media

Author: Janine Marchessault
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005.
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Why is McLuhan important? What use can we make of his approach to the media today? In this insightful critical introduction, McLuhan's contribution is carefully explained and his reputation reassessed. The book: explains McLuhan's key ideas; engages with critical issues in media and contemporary art; demonstrates the relevance of his work for students of media and communications; addresses his methodological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Marchessault, Janine.
Marshall McLuhan.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005
(DLC) 2004102660
(OCoLC)53389256
Named Person: Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janine Marchessault
ISBN: 0761952640 9780761952640 0761952659 9780761952657 1412932521 9781412932523
OCLC Number: 70721108
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 253 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cambridge --
Romantic art --
New criticism --
Catholicism --
America --
Early media studies and mama's boys --
Experimental seminar --
Innis, new media and the university --
Galaxy --
Sacred technologies, historical imagination --
The project for understanding media --
The electronic call girl --
Murder by television --
Globalization and time --
Afterword: Evidence of things not seen.
Responsibility: Janine Marchessault.

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