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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tion), and an approach (hinting at the tactile and kinetic). It is a family and a
network, a genre and a galaxy. Of course, we could also say that media ecology
is itself an ecology. But I have chosen field because it is an academic term, and
this is ...
Likewise, literary theorist George Landow interprets hypertextuality through
orality-literacy and deconstruc- tion in Hypertext (1992) and Hypertext 2.0 (1997).
Similarly, English professor Richard Lanham combines Ong's perspective with ...
I echo these three seminal scholars in our field in making my third point, that
communication is not so much about creation as it is about mutation, and that the
process of representation, signification, symboliza- tion, and yes, mediation, is in
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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