Marshall McLuhan


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Noun1.Marshall McLuhan - Canadian writer noted for his analyses of the mass media (1911-1980)
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"The Illumination of Marshall McLuhan" Performance program.
With the Marshall McLuhan movie theater bit in "Annie Hall," Marshall Brickman wrote one of the most indelible film scenes in the past half-century.
In fact, like many other hipster intellectuals, Marshall McLuhan for instance, Illich and Goodman appeared to believe blacks' social disenfranchisement, to some extent, preserved them from The System's dehumanizing encroachments.
Craig Roland begins this book with a quote from Marshall McLuhan: "We
They are merely sunset effects, Marshall McLuhan's apt term for the final flare-ups that mark the passing of an age with caricatured exaggerations of its now irrelevant characteristics.
In the late 1960s, Marshall McLuhan and his book, Understanding Media, introduced the idea that "The Medium is the Message." It was a very strong influence on Nikolais.
Yet digital publishing seems bound to even more profoundly impact how language and knowledge work than, as Marshall McLuhan posited in The Gutenberg Galaxy, the "change of consciousness wrought by the advent of the printed book."
When my mother died, I began to consider why I had separated myself from that particular form of spirituality." Impelled to reconsider his Protestant roots following his mother's death and inspired by the writings of Marshall McLuhan, Northrop Frye and the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Elder set out to make his own Book of Praise.
In dubbing television a "cool medium," Doherty is following Marshall McLuhan, who theorized in the early '60s that "TV is a medium that rejects the sharp personality" and that "the success of any TV performer depends on his achieving a low-pressure style of presentation."
We occupy the global village that Marshall McLuhan prophesied we would half a century ago.
Judging by Martin Jay's pioneering work--Jay is an intellectual historian who is careful to distance himself from the exaggerated claims for the primacy of the eye made by Marshall McLuhan and Walter Ong and who understands that the hegemony of vision didn't mean that there was just one way of seeing--the effect of scholarship on seeing tends, nevertheless, to cast sight as the predominant sense in the modern world.

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