By Jonathan Miller
From Amazon: "For an individual who made this sort of remarkable luck of dramatizing his public paintings, Marshall McLuhan is still all of sudden mysterious near to his own improvement as a author and a theorist. With this glance within McLuhan's worldwide village, Jonathan Miller offers a smart and provocative review of the spiritual, cultural, and highbrow values in McLuhan's lifestyles that experience most affected his celebrated attitudes. Mr. Miller is understood to americans via his paintings as a performer, author , and director for level, movie, and television."
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