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Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Kevin Kizer - Goodreads

I've never been able to precisely describe what it is McLuhan did exactly because he was so singular. In this he's called the original media guru, and that's an understatement. He was able to have the ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Zdenko Klun - Goodreads

Masterpiece. Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Roland Houtsch - Goodreads

Brillant and to the point: if there is no clear system to the world, McLuhan certainly shows clear systematic patterns. And one of his statements proves true utterly: it's only in the digital age that you can fully understand what Gutenberg braught upon us Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Blair - Goodreads

McLuhan has forever changed the way I view the role of language and the media that communicates it. His explanation of the consequences of a shift to a print culture in this book are groundbreaking, and yet he makes it seem to simple and obvious. Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Nick Thomas - Goodreads

Yay! This is the book - this is the one that signposted where we'd been and foreshadowed where we were going! Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

As with all of his works, this one, as well as "Understanding Media, The Extensions of Man", had a huge impact on me. They're not the easiest books to read, but they will give you a new appreciation ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

Very insightful look at how information technologies shape all other aspects of culture. I didn't follow everything in the book, but I did get a lot of ideas. I originally got interested in this book ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Thadd - Goodreads

An astonishing book, a dry one, about the effects of the Gutenberg press, a device that shocked the church, brought about new religions, started wars and changed the human race. In different sections ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Boozebabyexperience - Goodreads

it's really funny to me, but the computer spellcheck doesn't recognized "Gutenberg" as a properly spelled word. Read full review


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