Explorations in the Ideology of Anglo-American Literary Theory from Eliot to McLuhan
Series: Routledge Revivals
First published in 1977, this book was the first to map extensively the ideological typography of the Anglo-American tradition of literary theory. It interrogates, comprehensively and in detail, the assumptions and categorical development within critical ideas from I. A. Richards and T. S. Eliot,...
Published June 13th 2014 by Routledge
This collection contains key critical essays and assessments of the writings of Canadian communications thinker Marshall McLuhan selected from the voluminous output of the past forty years. McLuhan's famous aphorisms and uncanny ability to sense megatrends are once again in circulation across and...
Published December 17th 2004 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Classics
When Marshall McLuhan first coined the phrases "global village" and "the medium is the message" in 1964, no-one could have predicted today's information-dependent planet. No-one, that is, except for a handful of science fiction writers and Marshall McLuhan. Understanding Media was written twenty...
Published May 18th 2001 by Routledge
A Guide to the Information Millennium
Marshall McLuhan died on the last day of 1980, on the doorstep of the personal computer revolution. Yet McLuhan's ideas anticipated a world of media in motion, and its impact on our lives on the dawn of the new millennium.Paul Levinson examines why McLuhan's theories about media are more important...
Published March 15th 2001 by Routledge
Masters of Implosion
Gary Genosko's timely study traces McLuhan's influence on the work of Jean Baudrillard, arguing that McLuhan's ideas have been far more influential than hitherto imagined in the development of postmodern theory. Genosko explores how McLuhan's ideas persist and are distorted through Baudrillard's...
Published April 8th 1999 by Routledge
Technology, Art and Communication
Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) received his PhD in English literature from Cambridge University and taught in the United States and Canada. He is best known, however, as the founding father of media studies. McLuhan was Director of the Center for Culture and Technology at the University of...
Published March 23rd 1998 by Routledge
Essential McLuhan brings together in one concise volume key writings by Marshall McLuhan, the hugely influential guru of the mass media. Today, in a communications environment transformed by the rapid spread of electronic media, McLuhan's insights are fresher and more applicable today than when he...
Published June 5th 1997 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Classics
What is the distinction between `Hot' and `Cool' Media? Who is `The Gadget Lover'? When Understanding Media was first published in 1964, it was immediately recognised as a brilliant and revolutionary work. Marshall Mcluhan's classic text offers us an all-encompassing exploration of the entire...
Published March 19th 1987 by Routledge