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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Theall, Donald F.
Virtual Marshall McLuhan.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001
|Named Person:||Marshall McLuhan; Marshall McLuhan|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Donald F Theall
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 305 p.)|
|Contents:||Prelude: McLuhan's Basic Probes and Perceptions --
Introduction: Who/What Is Marshall McLuhan? --
The Techno-Prophet as Poet and Trickster --
McLuhan the Correspondent: His Writings as Probes, Percepts, and Affects --
From the Trivium to the Tetrad: Media as Artefact and Language --
The Professor and the Publicist: Tom Wolfe, the Firehouse Boys, and Marshall --
McLuhanesque Ambivalence: Power and Cultural Production --
McLuhan and the Cults: Gnosticism, Hermeticism, and Modernism --
McLuhan as Prepostmodernist and Forerunner of French Theory --
McLuhan as Trickster: The Poetry of Cliche --
McLuhan, Joyce, and the Evolution of Cyberculture --
Joyce, Light, and the Road to Digiculture --
McLuhan as Modern Satirist --
Conclusion: Rehabilitating the Arts and the Artist --
Biographical Notes and The Medium Is the Rear View Mirror --
Edmund Carpenter, "That Not-So-Silent Sea".
|Responsibility:||Donald F. Theall ; with a historical appendix by Edmund Carpenter.|
"Theall has done something no previous biographical study of McLuhan had adequately accomplished - he has provided us with an intimate and informed look at McLuhan's sources, especially those in