The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man
Since its first appearance in 1962, the impact of The Gutenberg Galaxy has been felt around the world. It gave us the concept of the global village; that phrase has now been translated, along with the rest of the book, into twelve languages, from Japanese to Serbo-Croat. It helped establish Marshall McLuhan as the original 'media guru.' More than 200,000 copies are in print. The reissue of this landmark book reflects the continuing importance of McLuhan's work for contemporary readers.
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Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic ManUser 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 ManUser Review - David - Goodreads
Still fresh after 50 years. Should post more after giving it a second spin. Read full review