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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  - George Walker - Goodreads

This book compliments Elizabeth L. Eisenstein's book "the Printing Press as an Agent of Change. As mcLuhan has said "We are today as far into the electric age as the Elizabethans had advanced into the ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User Review  - Theresa Macphail - Goodreads

Gutenberg - and this particular text - is probably most famous for his phrase: "The medium is the message." Although dated and a bit dry, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the effects ... 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  - 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  - Josh - Goodreads

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


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