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Since television and the other electronic media transcends space and time, the world is becoming a global villagea community in which distance and isolation are overcome. However, it is still intact and readable. Account Options Sign in. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Showing best matches Show all copies. McClelland and Stewart, Dustin rated it really liked it May 20, Covers gently faded and browned around margins, very light stains near fore-edge of rear cover, top outer corner curled. In his unpredictable modern poetry classes at the University of Toronto, he spoke more and more of media.

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Counter blast Volume of Harvest book. Counterblast Marshall McLuhan No preview available – Eliot technological culture telegraph thought tion Today tradition translation tribal typewriter verbal visual space Western wheel words written Wyndham Lewis.

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Its rapid-fire format, mixing programs and advertisements, counherblast as much asor more thanany single broadcast element. Coounterblast cloth with silver countefblast purple titles on the spine. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thus, the linear, sequential style of printing established a linear, sequential style of thinking, in which one thing is considered after another in orderly fashion: To demonstrate his point McLuhan wrote Counterblast.

A society, he said, is shaped more by the style than by the content of its media. The media industry responded by seeking his advice and enthusiastically disseminating his ideas in magazines and on television. Some thought him a charlatan, and he always felt himself an outcast at the university, at least partly because of his disdain for print culture and opposition to academic conventions.

Some wear to dust jacket. Page edges are lightly darkened.

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Mathom House Books, Inc. Burke’s Book Store Published: Joseph rated it really liked it Aug 15, Uma rated it really liked it Feb 11, Purple cloth with silver titles. The students he taught were the television generation, the first to grow up with the medium. Black, purple and white card wrappers. Alesha rated it really countetblast it Nov 08, Counterblast McLuhan, Marshall Harcourt.

To ask other readers questions about Counterblastplease sign up. It sold very well for a rather abstruse book and brought McLuhan widespread attention in intellectual circles.

Decorative lettering throughout with some coloured text. Nameiswillis rated it it was amazing Feb 24, He never seemed quite as energetic after an operation in to remove a huge brain tumor, but he continued to work and teach until he suffered a stroke in