Mcluhan - Escape Into Understanding A Biography

Book Cover Mcluhan - Escape Into Understanding A Biography

Description

More than just a detailed life story, this fine and carefully written biography actually does justice to McLuhan's ideas. Gordon evocatively portrays McLuhan's central place in the ferment of the 1960s and explains the formation of his brilliant insights into the media. Escape Into Understanding is a discriminating and passionate portrait of one of the 20th Century's truly great men. It traces McLuhan's life from its beginning in the prairie city of Edmonton, Alberta, through his education at Cambridge and his teaching career in America to his startling breakthroughs in communication while at the University of Toronto. Wherever he went, McLuhan left the indelible memory of his passion for learning as a vital legacy among colleagues, friends and acquaintances. This is the man Gordon successfully evokes in this superb biography.

Details

Author(s)
W Terrence Gordon
Format
Paperback | 480 pages
Dimensions
152 x 230 x 34.29mm | 691g
Publication date
13 Dec 2004
Publisher
Gingko Press, Inc
Publication City/Country
Corte Madera, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
1584231440
ISBN13
9781584231448
Bestsellers rank
2,150,928