Winnipeg School of Communication


Anderson, Janna Quitney. Imagining the Internet: Personalities, Predictions, Perspectives (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).1

Bierut, Michael, Jessica Helfand, Steven Heller, and Rick Poynor, eds. Looking Closer 3: Classic Writings on Graphic Design (New York: Allworth Press, 1999).2

Fielding, Heather. Novel Theory and Technology in Modernist Britain (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018).3

Grosswiler, Paul, ed. Transforming McLuhan: Cultural, Critical, and Postmodern Perspectives (New York: Peter Lang, 2010).4

Havelock, Eric. Prometheus: With a Translation of Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1968).5

Heynickx, Rajesh, and Stéphane Symons, eds. So What’s New About Scholasticism?: How Neo-Thomism Helped Shape the Twentieth Century (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018).6

Horowitz, Daniel. Consuming Pleasures: Intellectuals and Popular Culture in the Postwar World (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).7

Irving, John A., ed. Mass Media in Canada (Toronto: Ryerson University Press, 1962).8

Kim-Cohen, Seth. In the Blink of an Ear: Toward a Non-cochlear Sonic Art (New York: Continuum, 2009).9

Kuffert, Len. Canada Before Television: Radio, Taste, and the Struggle for Cultural Democracy (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016).10

Livingstone, David W., ed. Liberal Education, Civic Education, and the Canadian Regime: Past Principles and Present Challenges (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015).11

McGillem, Clare D., and William P. McLauchlan. Hermes Bound: The Policy and Technology of Telecommunications (West Lafayette: Purdue University, 1978).12

Menzies, Heather. Canada in the Global Village: Course Text (Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1997).13

Sewell, Philip W. Television in the Age of Radio: Modernity, Imagination, and the Making of a Medium (New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2013).14


  1. Aristotle, Jefferson, Marx, and Mcluhan: predictors use historic perspective to make their points on issues. ↩︎
  2. Contains a chapter by Marshall McLuhan. ↩︎
  3. Fielding has a chapter on Wyndham Lewis. ↩︎
  4. An excellent book on McLuhan edited by Paul Grosswiler. McLuhan and Speed in the Era of Digital Reproduction is the unpublished paper by Bob Hanke cited in Chapter 3. ↩︎
  5. Reprint of the 1951 edition published by Beacon Press, Boston under the title: The Crucifixion of Intellectual Man. ↩︎
  6. “The Analogy of Marshall McLuhan,” by Christopher S. Morrissey, pp. 231–254. ↩︎
  7. Popular culture in Britain and abroad. ↩︎
  8. Chapter of interest: “The Electronic Age—The Age of Implosion,” by Marshall McLuhan. ↩︎
  9. Chapter of interest: “Ohrenblic” (Ch. 4). ↩︎
  10. A good overview of the early history of radio in Canada. ↩︎
  11. Chapter of interest: “Marshall McLuhan, George Grant, and the Ancient-Modern-Protestant Quarrel in Canada,” by Grant N. Havers. ↩︎
  12. Reference material used by Marshall McLuhan and Bruce W. Powers in their 1979–1982 work. ↩︎
  13. Available as an eBook. ↩︎
  14. Contains the unknown Sarnoff quote on extensions. ↩︎