La Galaxia Gutenberg. Front Cover. Marshall McLuhan. Círculo de La Galaxia Gutenberg: Génesis Del Homo Typographicus · Marshall McLuhan. No preview. La galaxia Gutenberg: génesis del “Homo typographicus”. Front Cover. Marshall McLuhan. Planeta-Agostini, – pages. Galaxia Gutenberg (Romanian Edition) [Marshall Mcluhan] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lectura obligatorie pentru toti care locuiesc in.

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Lists with This Book. It doesn’t help that McLuhan made extensive use of quotations from his source material.

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This is one to process slowly. Books by Marshall McLuhan. Got me into don quixote.

No lo recomiendo, pero me Gutennerg completo en: McLuhan himself suggests that the last section of his book might play the major role of being the first section:. The transition from this oral culture takes place when the child is taught to read and write. McLuhan’s work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory.

It helped establish Marshall McLuhan as the original I’m enjoying this book a great deal so far.

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The book is unusual in its design. And it isn’t even the book with that quotation! Review is on my site: Apropos of his axiom, ” The medium gaoaxia the message ,” McLuhan argues that technologies are not simply inventions which people employ but are the means by which people are re-invented. The Technologizing of the Word.

University of Toronto Press. Nov 08, Moments of Kabir marked it as to-read Shelves: The strangeness of the use galaxoa “electrifying” is entirely appropriate in the McLuhan context of McLuhan’s work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory. This essay was first published in the early 60’s and I found it an interesting and stimulating 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 – mclluhan each sense was taken account of – to a tiranny of its visual component.


Indeed “the medium is the message” until we become masters of our communication mediums and use them like tools to manifest a sustainable occupation of Earth. Print is the technology of individualism.

The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

So, unless aware of this dynamic, we shall at once move into a phase of panic terrors, exactly befitting a small world of tribal drums, total interdependence, and superimposed co-existence. To raise a moral complaint about this is like cussing a buzz-saw for lopping off fingers.

I found this to be wonderfully transparent and to give a sense of the relative weight of each author in relation to McLuhan’s thought. He discusses how new technologies possess the “power to hypnotize because they isolate the senses” “Will you at least stop looking at your phone when we’re talking? Should be read with Walter Ong’s Orality and Literacy: McLuhan cites plenty of examples along the course of history of writing and print to etch out a strong case for what he is most famous for discussing: Tedious and digressive at times?

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Although McLuhan wrote inwhat he saw about the electronic age beginning with the telegraph, radio, film, and TV has continued and intensified with the Internet. Mcluhsn the clue of “hand-writing” that terminates the “oral phase” one expects “printing” to terminate the manuscript phase and the “electrifying” to bring an end to the Gutenberg era. Kind of choppy in how each short chapter carries on the theme of the book.

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Galaxia Gutenberg a lui Marshall McLuhan, un canadian umanist, filolog de formatie, care a studiat in profunzime comunicarea si rolul semnaticii si semiologiei in perspectiva rolului sau fundamental in relatiile comunicarii interpersonale este o lucrare revolutionara, un roman daca-l putem asimila acestui gen literar, in care autorul descrie anticipand mersul clar al lucrurilor ce v-a sa vina, cu o intelepciune si precizie formidabile.


Overall, I loved the book and am now equipped with a list of other authors to check out. Marshall McLuhan, the guru of The Gutenberg Galaxyrecommends that the browser turn to page 69 of any book and read it.

Print exists by virtue of the static separation of functions and fosters a mentality that gradually resists any but a separative and compartmentalizing or specialist outlook. They’re not the easiest books to read, but they will give you a new appreciation of just how important experience retrieval is; which is to say the major means of how we store gutenbberg retrieve experience over time has a tremendous impact on how we think of, and see, the world around us.

In other words, childhood is one of the ages of man in Shakespeare’s sense and is essentially an oral tribal culture. I’d made it almost pages, and all I had retained from those pages was that he starts the book discussing King Lear, but I don’t know why, and that people from literary cultures apparently see differently than people from marrshall cultures. I’m sure your book is as genius as everyone says it is. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

To ask other readers questions about The Gutenberg Galaxyplease sign up. Here’s the guy who predicted electronics would allow tribal, third-world countries to leap into the 20th century, without having the cultural development leading up to it, thereby remaining tribal Middle East, anyone?