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The Political Power of Writing

Publié le 1 février, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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The Political Power of Writing

The written word has often been criticized as an asocial medium. However, recent actions of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah are an example of the political power of writing and suggest that writing can be a salient and influential communicative medium. In light of this recent event, Marshall McLuhan’s seminal criticism of writing as inherently isolating […]