The Gutenberg Galaxy

The Gutenberg Galaxy

Marshall McLuhan


The Gutenberg Galaxy catapulted Marshall McLuhan to status as a media theorist and, in time, a new media prognosticator. Fifty years after its preliminary ebook, this landmark textual content is extra major than ever ahead of.

Readers can be surprised by means of McLuhan’s prescience, unequalled via somebody because, predicting as he did the dramatic technological ideas that experience essentially replaced how we speak. The Gutenberg Galaxy foresaw the networked, compressed ‘global village’ that will emerge within the late-twentieth and twenty-first centuries — regardless of having been written while black-and-white tv was once ubiquitous.

This new version of The Gutenberg Galaxy celebrates either the centennial of McLuhan’s start and the fifty-year anniversary of the book’s e-book. a brand new inside layout updates The Gutenberg Galaxy for twenty-first-century readers, whereas honouring the cutting edge, avant-garde spirit of the unique. This variation additionally comprises new introductory essays that remove darkness from McLuhan’s lasting impression on numerous scholarly fields and pop culture.

A must-read should you inhabit today’s international village, The Gutenberg Galaxy is an integral street map for our evolving communique landscape.

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