File 142 - [Book Review] Civilization, human nature and the printing press

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CA ON00389 C6-142


[Book Review] Civilization, human nature and the printing press


  • 1962 (Creation)

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2 copies, magazine clippings

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Irving, John. "Civilzation, Human Nature, and the Printing Press." Review of The Gutenberg Galaxy by Marshall McLuhan, The Canadian Saturday Night, vo. 77, no. 17, 1962, pp. 33-34.

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2 copies: 1 copy pasted onto paper, 1 copy is a page cut from the magazine. There is also a copy of a Walter J. Ong book review of The Gutenberg Galaxy, pasted alongside the John Irving review. It was originally from the journal America, 15 September 1962, pp. 743-47.

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Single Article, Excised


Box 4 File 142

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