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The Beatles and McLuhan

Thomas MacFarlane

The Beatles and McLuhan

understanding the electric age

by Thomas MacFarlane

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock music,
  • Analysis, appreciation,
  • Beatles,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas MacFarlane
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML421.B4 M157 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25356275M
    ISBN 109780810884328, 9780810884335
    LC Control Number2012024354

    The Beatles: Image and the Mediacharts the transformation of the Beatles from teen idols to leaders of the youth movement and powerful cultural agents. Drawing upon American mainstream print media, broadcasts, albums, films, and videos, the study covers the band's career in the United States. Michael R. Frontani explores how the Beatles' media image evolved and how this transformation related 3/5(1). Fishpond Australia, The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age by Thomas MacFarlaneBuy. Books online: The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age, , d: Scarecrow Press.

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    The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man is a book by Marshall McLuhan, in which the author analyzes the effects of mass media, especially the printing press, on European culture and human consciousness. It popularized the term global village, which refers to the idea that mass communication allows a village-like mindset to apply to the entire world; and Gutenberg Galaxy, which Author: Marshall McLuhan.   - McLuhan chides the questioner for "giving up too early" - Victorian novels all begin back 30 or 40 years before the publication date of the book (Scott and Dickens, etc.).


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The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age includes the first ever-complete transcription of the filmed conversation between John Lennon and Marshall McLuhan, as well as an interview with Michael McLuhan regarding his father’s legacy and that of The Beatles.

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In the s, The Beatles would address like no other musical act a radical shift in the cultural mindset of the late tw Brand: Scarecrow Press. Get this from a library. The Beatles and McLuhan: understanding the electric age. [Thomas MacFarlane] -- In the s, The Beatles would address like no other musical act a radical shift in the cultural mindset of the The Beatles and McLuhan book twentieth century.

Through tools of "electric technology," this shift encompassed. Get this from a library. The Beatles and McLuhan: understanding the electric age.

[Thomas MacFarlane] -- The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age examines how the incorporation of electric technology in The Beatles' art would enhance their musical impact.

MacFarlane surveys the. The Beatles and McLuhan is a short book, containing just over pages of MacFarlane's own text. It is completed by the inclusion of three transcribed conver sations: a CBS-TV interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono from December ; Lennon and Ono in conversation with.

McLUHAN: "Five years ago, when you first came to Toronto with the Beatles, there was a news conference. I remember asking a question using radio taping.

I remember asking a. The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age includes the first ever-complete transcription of the filmed conversation between John Lennon and Marshall McLuhan, as well as an interview with Michael McLuhan regarding his father's legacy and that of The Beatles.

The Beatles and McLuhan: Understanding the Electric Age will be of. During his final Canadian peace campaign ofJohn Lennon took part in a number of media engagements.

Two occurred on this day, the first at the department of culture and technology at the University of Toronto. CBS-TV, a US television network, scheduled and filmed a summit between Lennon and the Canadian philosopher and academic.

McLuhan's most famous saying, "the medium is the message," was explicated in the first chapter of his most successful book, "Understanding Media," published in and still in print.

It sold very well for a rather abstruse book and brought McLuhan widespread attention in intellectual circles/5(8). Mellers, who is nothing if not serious about the four musical magicians from Liverpool, is among their champions and he is to be commended for recognizing their genius; recognizing how in McLuhan's global village the Beatles are the true expositors of an ""oral"" poetry which is pre-syntactical, a music that is surprisingly close to the.

Looking for books by Marshall McLuhan. See all books authored by Marshall McLuhan, including Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, and The medium is the massage, and more on   When Understanding Media was first published init was immediately recognised as a brilliant and revolutionary work.

Marshall Mcluhan's classic text offers us an all-encompassing exploration of the entire spectrum of communication as it has extended human horizons, from the invention of movable type through to the computer : There's only one book that ever truly got inside the Beatles and this is it.

The landmark, worldwide bestseller that has grown with the Beatles ever since. During and Hunter Davies spent eighteen months with the Beatles at the peak of their powers as they defined a /5(76). The Beatles and McLuhan During my research of the Beatles and their relationship with McLuhan's ideas, I found that not only their actual musical methods, but the very phenomenon of the group themselves aligned with a great deal of McLuhan's observations throughout The Medium is.

Herbert Marshall McLuhan CC (/ m ə ˈ k l uː ə n /; J – Decem ) was a Canadian work is one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, McLuhan studied at the University of Manitoba and the University of began his teaching career as a professor of English at several universities in the U.S.

and Canada Alma mater: University of Manitoba, Trinity Hall, Cambridge. This release proved to be a one-of-a-kind album: a trance remix of a lecture.

An intellectual cult figure at the time, McLuhan's theories on media are at times strikingly prophetic ("What will happen when intelligence is recognized as a global resource?" he asks, with suitably dramatic echoes, at the very close of part one), but that barely sums up what the album is all about.8/ The Beatles, also known as the White Album, is the ninth studio album and only double album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November Its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band's name embossed, which was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of the band's previous LP Sgt.

Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club : Rock, pop. Some excellent books about the Beatles have been left out. Tune In: The Beatles all These Years, by Mark Lewisohn. This is the first of a planned three volumes.

The unabridged Extended Edition clocks in at pages, and it takes you to dawn of UNDERSTANDING MEDIA is a challenging, zesty, occasionally outrageous book that was first published in and sent media studies -- and their applications to such fields as advertising --straight into orbit.

McLuhan coined the term "global village" and that's just one of his many contributions to the fledgling field of media studies/5. The best, and most accessible, book with which to start is not by McLuhan at all. It is written by his “official” (that is, sanctioned by the McLuhan family) biographer, W.

Terrence Gordon. McLuhan for Beginners is a great introduction, as it covers McLuhan’s biography, his works and his various approaches to understanding all that is File Size: KB.

“Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing of My Work!” is an odd title for a weird book. Not weird bad, just weird in a way that makes you stop and think about what precisely the author, Douglas.This book artfully combines and updates all the vital material in Lewisohn’s earlier two books with his definitive account of the Beatles’ work in radio, television, film, and video to create a complete day-by-day summary of the group’s entire oeuvre.