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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... of Hopkins is based on the orality-literacy perspective, as he shows how his
poetry combines a literate mindset and sense of individualism with a romantic
retrieval of oral poetic elements. As do other media ecology scholars from a
variety of ...
And Plato's attack on the poets can thus be understood as involving something
much more vital than mere aesthetics: According to Havelock, Plato was
advocating a change in the media environment of ancient Greece, from one
dominated by ...
Observing that the use of meter in oral poetry influences the content of the poetry,
Parry states that Homer . . . assigned to his characters divinity, horsemanship,
power, and even blond hair, according to the metrical value of their names, with
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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