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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For example, Jay David Bolter, a classics scholar who turned to the study of new
media, incorporates the orality-literacy perspective into his study of hypertext,
Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing (1991), now
in a ...
But Ellul also combines sociology here with theology, as he works from a
Christian perspective as a member of the French Reformed Church. Ellul has
published numerous works on theology and ethics in addition to being a religious
perspective on culture and communication, and that of his fellow anthropologist,
Edmund Carpenter. According to Louis Forsdale in Perspectives on
Communication (1981), McLuhan's understanding of media is essentially an
extension of the ...
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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