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Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Elias Carlston - Goodreads

Read this right after "Understanding Media", and totally conflated the two in memory. Seems like all of McLuhan could be seen as one long piece though. Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Timothy - Goodreads

This was a fun and inspiring book, and there were points at which I would have considered just giving it five stars despite some of its obvious flaws and the fact that it is quite dated. I really like ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Steen Christiansen - Goodreads

Classic study of the influence of media technology on human sensorium, specifically the printed word. A must-read. Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Debbie Morrison - Goodreads

I'm enjoying this book a great deal so far. A challenging read, but worth it. Written by a Canadian scholar and published by the University of Toronto Press. Book Description: "Since its first ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Chiara - Goodreads

Basically what McLuhan argues in his book is that the invention and diffusion of Gutenberg's printing process marked the passage from a balanced kind of linguistic communication - where each sense was ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

Very good, and very dense. This is one to process slowly. Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Kind of choppy in how each short chapter carries on the theme of the book. McLuhan cites plenty of examples along the course of history of writing and print to etch out a strong case for what he is ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

The book that really helped launch modern media studies in many ways. Read full review


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