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McLuhan, or, Modernism in reverse

Author: Glenn Willmott
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©1996.
Series: Theory/culture series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Our lives are increasingly dominated by new forms of image, sound, data, and language media. Marshall McLuhan called this new order of things the Global Village, and he strove to be true to it as the media-popular 'McLuhan.' Having little use for traditional critical forms or values, and courting instead the discourses of popular culture and big business, McLuhan displayed the authentic, ambivalent place of critical
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Willmott, Glenn, 1963-
McLuhan, or modernism in reverse.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c1996
(DLC) 96166672
(OCoLC)34952668
Named Person: Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Willmott
ISBN: 9781442677142 1442677147
OCLC Number: 244766353
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 262 p.)
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: Introduction: McLuhan's Medium --
1. The Art of Criticism --
2. The Art of Montage --
3. Symbolic Reversals --
4. The Art of Politics --
5. Technological Reversals --
6. The Modern Primitive --
7. The Postmodern Mask --
8. The Postmodern Medium --
9. Being There --
Conclusion: McLuhan's Message.
Series Title: Theory/culture series.
Other Titles: Modernism in reverse
Responsibility: Glenn Willmott.
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