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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IV Echoes and Reflection: On Media Ecology as a Field of Study is divided into
two parts that may be seen as being in dialogue with one another, constituting a
dialectic between the general and the specific, and between the objective and
Ong's Ramus study, published in book form as Ramus, Method, and the Decay of
Dialogue (1958), established Ong's reputation as an impeccable scholar, and
serves as a model for research in media ecology and cultural history; it also ...
Ramus, method, and the decay of dialogue: From the art of discourse to the art of
reason. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Ong, W. J. (1962). The
barbarian within: And other fugitive essays and studies. New York: Macmillan.
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