The Medium Is the Monster
280 pages, 6 x 9
10 b&w photographs
Paperback
Release Date:15 May 2018
ISBN:9781771992244
Hardcover
Release Date:15 May 2018
ISBN:9781771992367
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The Medium Is the Monster

Canadian Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Discourse of Technology

Athabasca University Press
McCutcheon offers an expert explication/application of McLuhan that contributes to the revival of interest in and understanding of the significance of his work. In his application of McLuhanesque thought to seminal Canadian science fiction texts and other cultural products, McCutcheon makes a valuable contribution to Canadian studies, especially in the areas of media, film, and genre studies. The Medium Is the Monster opens up new ways to read and understand figures about whom much has been written (Shelley, Gibson, and Cronenberg), while also bringing welcome attention to figures hitherto given less recognition than they merit. Dominick Grace, Brescia University College
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