Echoes and reflections: on media ecology as a field of study
"Lance Strate takes the reader on a journey through the interdisciplinary, communication-centered field of media ecology, the study of media as environments, a field that encompasses the study of technology, symbol systems, and aesthetic form, in addition to traditional conceptions of media and mediation. Strate presents media ecology as an open-ended intellectual tradition, a network of great books and independent thinkers. Echoes and Reflections: On Media Ecology as a Field of Study is a unique book that provides the first comprehensive overview of the field, followed by a case study concerning the relationship between modes of communication and constructions of the self."--BOOK JACKET.
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In 1964, McLuhan published his most influential work, Understanding Media: The
Extensions of Man, which has appeared in several different editions, and most
recently in a critical edition (McLuhan, 2003a) edited by McLuhan biographer W.
And, as previously mentioned, Donald Theall (1971, 2001) subjects his former
mentor to critical assessment, but also extends McLuhan's arts and letters
approach and calls for an "ecology of sense" in Beyond the Word (1995) and
Hypertext: The convergence of contemporary critical theory and technology.
Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. Landow, G. P. (1997). Hypertext 2.0:
The convergence of contemporary critical theory and technology. Baltimore:
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