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Herbert Marshall McLuhan (21 July 1911 – 31 December 1980) was a Canadian professor of English, philosopher of communication theory and a public intellectual. His work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries.

Works[edit]

Theses[edit]

  • George Meredith as a Poet and Dramatic Parodist, University of Manitoba, [1934]. M.A. thesis. Unpublished.
  • The Classical Trivium: The Place of Thomas Nashe in the Learning of his Time, Cambridge, [1943]; ed. W. Terrence Gordon, Gingko Press, 2009, 292 pp. Ph.D. Dissertation. [1]. Review: Rose (CJC). (English)

Books[edit]

  • The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man, New York: Vanguard Press, 1951; Gingko Press, 2002, 160 pp; London: Duckworth Overlook, 2011, ARG. [2] (English)
    • La sposa meccanica: il folclore dell'uomo industriale, trans. Francesca Gorjup Valente and Carla Plevano Pezzini, Milan: SugarCo, 1984, 303 pp. (Italian)
    • Kikai no hanayome: sangyō shakai no fōkuroa [機械の花嫁: 産業社会のフォークロア], trans. Manabu Isaka, Tokyo: Takeuchi Shoten, 1991, 369 pp. (Japanese)
    • Die mechanische Braut: Volkskultur des industriellen Menschen, trans. Rainer Höltschl, Amsterdam: Verlag der Kunst, 1996, 254 pp. (German)
    • La mariée mécanique: folklore de l'homme industriel, trans. Émilie Notéris, Alfortville: Ère, 2012, 172 pp. (French)
  • Counterblast, [Toronto], 1954, [17] pp; Gingko Press, 2011. Distributed in 1954 as a hand-made 'zine'. [3] (English)
    • Counterblast, New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969, 141 pp; London: Rapp + Whiting, 1969, 141 pp; Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1969; Gingko Press, 2010. (English)
    • Contraexplosión, trans. Isidoro Gelstein, Buenos Aires: Paidós, 1971, 147 pp. (Spanish)
    • Counter tsald, trans. Jean Paré, Montréal: Hurtubise/HMH, 1972, 141 pp; Paris: Mame, 1972. (French)
  • The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man, University of Toronto Press, 1962, 300 pp; 2011, 336 pp. (English)
    • La galaxie Gutenberg: la génèse de l'homme typographique, Montréal: HMH, 1967, 432 pp; Paris: Mame, 1967; new ed., 2 vols., trans. Paris: Gallimard, 1977, 519 pp. (French)
    • La galaxia Gutemberg: génesis del "homo typographicus", trans. Juan Novella, Madrid: Aguilar, 1969, 410 pp. (Spanish)
    • Gutenberg-galaxen: den typografiska människans uppkomst, trans. Richard Matz, Stockholm: PAN/Norstedt, 1969, 373 pp. (Swedish)
    • A galáxia de Gutenberg: a formação do homem tipográfico, trans. Leônidas Gontigo de Carvalho and Anísio Teixeira, São Paulo: Ed. da Universidade de São Paulo, 1972, 390 pp, ARG. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • Gutenbergova galaksija: nastajanje tipografskog čoveka, trans. Branko Vučićević, Belgrade: Nolit, 1973, 346 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
    • La galàxia Gutenberg: la formació de l'home tipogràfic, trans. Francesc Parcerisas, Barcelona: Ediciones 62, 1973, 323 pp. (Catalan)
    • Galaxia Gutenberg: omul şi era tiparului, intro. Victor Ernest Maşek, trans. Luiza Năvodaru and Petre Năvodaru, Bucharest: Politică, 1975, 453 pp. (Romanian)
    • La galassia Gutenberg: nascita dell'uomo tipografico, trans. Stefano Rizzo, Rome: Armando, 1976, 383 pp. (Italian)
    • Gutenberuku no gingakei: Katsuji ningen no keisei [グーテンベルクの銀河系: 活字人間の形成], Tokyo: Misuzu Shobo, 1986, vii+486+xxiv pp. (Japanese)
    • Gutenberg galaxia: "Homo typographicus" delakoaren genesia, trans. Edorta Agirre, Donostia: Gaiak, 1998, 220 pp. (Basque)
    • "Gutenbergova galaxie", in Člověk, média a elektronická kultura: Výbor z díla, Brno: Jota, 2000, pp 105-158. Trans. of excerpt. (Czech)
    • A Gutenberg-galaxis: a tipográfiai ember létrejötte, intro. István Kristó Nagy, trans. Vilmos Benczik, Budapest: Trezor, 2001, 331 pp. (Hungarian)
    • Gutenberg galaksisi: tipografik insanın oluşumu, trans. Gül Çağalı Güven, Istanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları, 2001, 413 pp. (Turkish)
    • Galaktika Gutenberga: sotvorenie čeloveka pečatnoj kultury, trans. Aleksandr Ûdin, Kiev: Nika Centr: Elga, 2004, 432 pp. (Ukrainian)
    • Galaktika Gutenberga: stanovlenie cheloveka pechataiushchego, trans. I.O. Tiurinoi, Moscow: Akademicheskii proekt, 2005, 496 pp. (Russian)
    • A Galaxia Gutenberg: a creación do home tipográfico, intro. Darío Villanueva, trans. Manuel Outeiriño, Santiago de Compostela: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2010, 506 pp. (Galician)
    • Galaktyka Gutenberga: tworzenie człowieka druku, intro. Grzegorz Godlewski, trans. Andrzej Wojtasik, Warsaw: Narodowe Centrum Kultury, 2017, 467 pp. (Polish)
  • Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, New York: McGraw Hill, 1964; MIT Press, 1994, 392 pp; ed. W. Terrence Gordon, Gingko Press, 2003, 640 pp. [4] (English)
    • Capire i media: gli strumenti del comunicare, Milan: Mondadori, 1967; new ed., Milan: Il Saggiatore, 2011. (Italian)
    • Ningen kakuchō no genri: media no rikai [人間拡張の原理: メディアの理解], trans. Susumu Takagi, Tokyo: Takeuchi Shoten, 1967, 468 pp. (Japanese)
    • Mens en media, trans. S. de Lange, Utrecht: Ambopaperbacks, 1967, 354 pp. (Dutch)
    • Mennesket og medierne, trans. Elsa Gress Wright, Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1967, 395 pp. (Danish)
    • Media: människans utbyggnader, trans. Richard Matz, Stockholm: PAN/Norstedt, 1967, 356 pp. (Swedish)
    • Pour comprendre les médias, trans. Jean Paré, Montréal: HMH, 1968; Paris: Seuil, 1968. (French)
    • Ihmisen uudet ulottuvuudet, trans. Antero Tiusanen, Porvoo and Helsinki: WS, 1968, 397 pp. (Finnish)
    • Mennesket og media, trans. Olav Angell, Oslo: Gyldendal, 1968, 315 pp; Oslo: Pax, 1997. (Norwegian)
    • Środek jest przekazem: wybór fragmentów książki pt. "Understanding Media: the Extensions of Man", Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Radia i Telewizji, 1968, 73 pp. Trans. of excerpts. (Polish)
    • Os meios de comunicação como extensão do homem, trans. Décio Pignatari, São Paulo: Cultrix, 1969, 407 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • Die magischen Kanäle. Understanding Media, trans. Meinrad Amann, Düsseldorf and Vienna: Econ, 1968, 389 pp; Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg: Fischer, 1970, 343 pp. (German)
    • La comprension de los medios como las extensiones del hombre, trans. Ramón Palazón, México: Diana, 1969, 443 pp. (Spanish)
    • Poznavanje opštila: čovekovih produžetaka, trans. Slobodan Đorđević, Belgrade: Prosveta, 1971, 432 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
    • trans. Khalil Sabat, Cairo: Dar al-Nahdah al-'Arabiyah, 1975. (Arabic)
    • Media ron: ningen no kakuchō no shosō [メディア論: 人間の拡張の諸相], trans. Yutaka Kurihara and Nakakiyo Kōmoto, Tokyo: Misuzu Shobo, 1987, 381 pp. (Japanese)
    • Media: oi proektaseis tou anthrōpou [Media: Οι προεκτάσεις του ανθρώπου], trans. Spyros Mandros, Athens: Ekdoseis Kalvos, 1990, 434 pp. (Greek)
    • Jak rozumět médiím: extenze člověka, trans. Miloš Calda, afterw. Jaroslav Střítecký, Prague: Odeon, 1991, 348 pp; 2nd ed., rev., afterw. Jan Jirák, Prague: Mladá fronta, 2011, 399 pp. (Czech)
    • Comprender los medios de comunicación: las extensiones del ser humano, trans. Patrick Ducher, Barcelona: Paidós, 1996, 366 pp. (Spanish)
    • Medien verstehen: der McLuhan-Reader, eds. Martin Baltes, Fritz Böhler and Rainer Höltschl, Mannheim: Bollmann, 1997, 239 pp. (German)
    • Midiŏ ŭi ihae: In'gan ŭi hwakchang, trans. Sang Ho Kim, Seoul: Communication Books, 1997, 599 pp. (Korean)
    • Media begrijpen: de extensies van de mens, Amsterdam: Nieuwezijds, 2002, 424 pp. (Dutch)
    • Le-havin et ha-medyah: sheluḥot ha-adam [להבין את המדיה : שלוחות האדם], trans. ʻIdit Shorer, Tel Aviv: Bavel, 2002, 440 pp. (Hebrew)
    • Kaip suprasti medijas: žmogaus tęsiniai, trans. Daina Valentinavičienė, Vilnius: Baltos Lankos, 2003, 347 pp. (Lithuanian)
    • Zrozumieć media: przedłużenia człowieka, intro. Natalia Szczucka, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Naukowo-Techniczne, 2004, 477 pp. (Polish)
    • Razumijevanje medija, trans. David Prpa, 2008. (Croatian)
    • Să înţelegem media: extensiile omului, trans. Ovidiu George Vitan, Bucharest: Curtea Veche, 2011, 488 pp. (Romanian)
  • with Quentin Fiore, The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects, coord. Jerome Agel, Toronto: Bantam Books, 1967, 159 pp; London: Penguin Books, 1967, 159 pp; New York: Random House, 1967, 159 pp; Gingko Press, 2001, 160 pp; Penguin, 2008; Gingko Press, 2011. [5] (English)
    • Message et massage, trans. Thérèse Lauriol, Paris: Pauvert, 1968, 160 pp. (French)
    • Il medium è il massaggio, trans. Raffaele Petrillo, Milan: Feltrinelli, 1968, 159 pp; 2nd ed., 1981. (Italian)
    • Das Medium ist Message, trans. Max Nänny, Frankfurt am Main and Berlin: Ullstein, 1969, 154 pp. (German)
    • O meio são as massa-gens, trans. Ivan Pedro Martins, Rio de Janeiro: Record, 1969, 187 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • El medio es el mensaje: un inventario de efectos, trans. León Mirlas, Buenos Aires: Paidós, 1969, 159 pp. (Spanish)
    • Media wa massaji de aru: eikyō no mokuroku [メディアはマッサージである: 影響の目錄], trans. Hiroshi Minami, Tokyo: Kawade Shobō, 1968. (Japanese)
    • El medio es el masaje. Un inventario de efectos, trans. León Mirlas, Buenos Aires: Paidos, 1969. (Spanish)
    • O meio são as massa-gens, trans. Ivan Pedro de Martins, Rio de Janeiro, 1969, 187 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • Das Medium ist die Message Ein Inventar medialer Effekte, trans. Martin Baltes and Rainer Höltschl, Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 2011, 158 pp. [6] (German)
    • Médiamasszázs: egy rakás hatás, trans. Barnabás Kiss, Budapest: Typotex, 2012, 160 pp. (Hungarian)
  • with Quentin Fiore, War and Peace in the Global Village: An Inventory of Some of the Current Spastic Situations That Could Be Eliminated By More Feedforward, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968; Gingko Press, 2001, 192 pp. Coordinated by Jerome Agel. [7]
    • Guerre et paix dans le village planétaire: un inventaire de quelques situations spasmodiques courantes qui pourraient être supprimées, Paris: Laffont, 1970, 189 pp. (French)
    • Krieg und Frieden im globalen Dorf: eine Bestandsaufnahme einiger der gegenwärtigen festgefahrenen Situationen, aus denen es einen Ausweg gäbe, wenn man mehr vorwirkte, trans. Joachim Schulte, Düsseldorf and Vienna: Econ, 1971, 214 pp; new ed., afterw. Karlheinz Barck and Martin Treml, Berlin: Kulturverlag Kadmos, 2011, 224 pp. (German)
    • Guerra y paz en la aldea global, trans. José Méndez Herrera, Barcelona: Martínez Roca, 1971, 196 pp. (Spanish)
    • Chikyumura no senso to heiwa [地球村の戦争と平和], trans. Hidehiko Hirose, Tokyo: Ootobo Shobo, 1972, 235 pp. (Japanese)
    • Guerra e pace nel villaggio globale, Milan: Apogeo, 1995, 192 pp. (Italian)
    • Voyna i mir v globalnoy derevne [Война и мир в глобальной деревне], Moscow: AST Astrel, 2012, 219 pp. (Russian)
  • with Harley Parker, Through the Vanishing Point: Space in Poetry and Painting, New York: Harper & Row, 1968. (English)
    • O espaço na poesia e na pintura: atraves do ponto de fuga, trans. Edson Bini, Marcio Pugliesi and Norberto de Paula Lima, São Paulo: Hemus, 1975, xxiv+273 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • Il punto di fuga: lo spazio in poesia e pittura, pref. Gianpiero Gamaleri, Milan: SugarCo, 1988, 285 pp. (Italian)
    • La aldea global: transformaciones en la vida y los medios de comunicación mundiales en el siglo XXI, trans. Claudia Ferrari, Barcelona: Gedisa, 1990, 203 pp. (Spanish)
    • Global köy: 21. yüzyılda yeryüzü yaşamında ve medyada meydana gelecek dönüşümler, trans. Bahar Öcal çev Düzgören, Istanbul: Scala, 2001, 320 pp. (Turkish)
    • Gurobaru virejji: 21seiki no sei to media no tenkan [グローバル・ヴィレッジ: 21世紀の生とメディアの転換], trans. Katsuhiko Asami, Tokyo: Seikyūsha, 2003, 366 pp. (Japanese)
  • Culture Is Our Business, eds. Eric McLuhan and Frank Zingrone, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970, 336 pp. (English)
    • La cultura es nuestro negocio, trans. Francisco J. Perea and Lorrain Ch. de Perea, México: Diana, 1974, 399 pp. (Spanish)
  • with Wilfred Watson, From Cliché to Archetype, New York: Viking, 1970. [8] (English)
    • Du cliché à l'archétype: la foire du sens. Accompagné du dictionnaire des idées reçues de Gustave Flaubert, Montréal: HMH, 1973, 234 pp; Paris: Mame, 1973. (French)
    • Del clisé al arquetipo, trans. René Cárdenas Barrios, México: Diana, 1973, 270 pp. (Spanish)
    • Dal cliché all'archetipo : l'uomo tecnologico nel villaggio globale, trans. Francesca Gorjup Valente and Carla Plevano Pezzini, Milan: SugarCo, 1987, 270 pp. (Italian)
  • with Barrington Nevitt, Take Today: The Executive as Drop Out, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972. (English)
  • with Kathryn Hutchon and Eric McLuhan, City as Classroom: Understanding Language and Media, The Book Society of Canada Limited, 1977; repr. as Media, Messages and Language: The World as your Classroom, Skokie, Ill: National Textbook Co., 1980. (English)
    • Città come aula: per capire il linguaggio e i media, trans. Amleto Lorenzini, Rome: A. Armando, 1984, 238 pp. (Italian)
  • with Eric McLuhan, Laws of Media: The New Science, University of Toronto Press, 1988, 252 pp; 1992, ARG. (English)
    • Leyes de los medios: la nueva ciencia, trans. Juan José Utrilla, México: Alianza, 1990, 269 pp. (Spanish)
    • La legge dei media: la nuova scienza, trans. Alessandro Roffeni, Rome: Lavoro, 1994, 346 pp. (Italian)
    • Zakoni na mediite: novata nauka, Sofia: Universitetsko izd-vo sv. Kliment Okhridski, 1995, 256 pp. (Bulgarian)
    • Media no hōsoku [メディアの法則], trans. Hiroshi Takayama and Yutaka Nakazawa, Tokyo: NTT Shuppan, 2002, xxii+335 pp. (Japanese)
  • with Bruce Powers, The Global Village: Transformations in World Life and Media in the 21st Century, Oxford University Press, 1988. (English)
  • with Eric McLuhan, Media and Formal Cause, Neopoiesis Press, 2011. (English)
  • with Eric McLuhan, Theories of Communication, Peter Lang, 2011. (English)
  • with Eric McLuhan, The Lost Tetrads of Marshall McLuhan, New York: OR Books, 2017, 273 pp, ARG. (English)

Editor[edit]

  • associate editor, Explorations: Studies in Culture and Communication journal, 9 issues, ed. Ted Carpenter, Toronto, 1953-59; selected articles published as Explorations in Communication, 1960 (see below). The journal of the "communications group" (Carpenter, McLuhan, Easterbrook, Tyrwhitt, Williams); the central theme was 'media biases'. [9] [10] [11] (English)
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson: Selected Poetry, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1956. (English)
  • editor, with Edmund Carpenter, Explorations in Communication: An Anthology, Boston: Beacon Press, 1960, 210 pp. (English)
    • Makurūhan nyūmon: Komyunikēshon no atarashii tankyū [マクルーハン入門 : コミュニケーションの新しい探求], trans. Masaomi Oomae and Kazuhiko Gotō, Tokyo: Saimaru Shuppankai, 1967, 210 pp; 1981. (Japanese)
    • El aula sin muros investigaciones sobre técnicas de comunicación, intro. Román Gubern, trans. Luis Carandell, 1968, 266 pp; 2nd ed., 1974. (Spanish)
    • Revolução na comunicação, trans. Alvaro Cabral, Rio de Janeiro: Zahar, 1968, 248 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • El aula sin muros: investigaciones sobre técnicas de comunicación, trans. Luis Carandell, Barcelona: Cultura Popular, 1968, 266 pp. (Spanish)
    • La comunicazione di massa, Firenze: La Nuova Italia, 1969, xxxi+260 pp. (Italian)
  • Voices of Literature, 2 vols., Holt, Rinehart & Winston of Canada, 1964-65. (English)
  • editor, Aspen 4, New York: Roaring Fork Press, Spring 1967. (English)
  • editor, with R.J. Schoeck, Voices of Literature, Book III: Sounds, Masks, Roles, New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970. (English)

Selected essays, lectures and interviews[edit]

  • The Interior Landscape: The Literary Criticism of Marshall McLuhan 1943-1962, ed. Eugene McNamara, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1969. (English)
    • Die innere Landschaft: literarische Essays, trans. Donata Gräfin Finckenstein, Düsseldorf: Claassen, 1974, 297 pp. (German)
    • Il paesaggio interiore: la critica letteraria di Marshall McLuhan, Milan: SugarCo, 1983, 223 pp. (Italian)
  • Mutations, trans. François Chesneau, Tours: Mame, 1969, 105 pp; Montréal: HMH, 1969. (French)
    • Mutacões en educacão segundo McLuhan, trans. Lauro de Oliveira Lima, Petrópolis: Vozes, 1971, 63 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Stroomversnelling: de mens in het elektronisch tijdperk, trans. Wim van Gent, Hilversum: Paul Brand, 1970, 88 pp. (Dutch)
  • with Josep Maria Casasús, Teoría de la imagen, Barcelona: Salvat, 1973, 142 pp. Interview. (Spanish)
    • Théorie de l'image, Paris: Laffont, 1975, 142 pp. (French)
  • Wybór pism: Przekazniki, czyli przedluzenie czlowieka; Galaktyka Gutenberga; Poza punktem zbiegu, ed. Jacek Fuksiewicz, trans. Karol Jakubowicz, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1975, 336 pp. (Polish)
  • D'oeil à oreille, trans. Derrick de Kerckhove, Montréal: Hustubise HMH, 1977, 166 pp; Paris: Denoël/Gonthier, 1977. Interviews and articles from various sources which appeared between 1959-1973. (French)
  • with Pierre Babin, Autre homme, autre chrétien à l'âge électronique, Lyon: Chalet, 1978, 191 pp. Interviews. (French)
    • Otro hombre, otro cristiano en la era electrónica, trans. Basilio Bustillo, Barcelona: Don Bosco, 1980, 135 pp. (Spanish)
    • Drugačen človek, drugačen kristjan v dobi elektronike, trans. Valter Dermota, Ljubljana: Katehetski center Ljubljana-Kodeljevo, 1980, 151 pp. (Slovenian)
  • Wohin steuert die Welt? Massenmedien und Gesellschaftsstruktur, Vienna: Europaverlag, 1978, 259 pp. (German)
  • Dall'occhio all'orecchio, ed. Gianpiero Gamaleri, Rome: Armando, 1986, 141 pp. (Italian)
  • Marshall McLuhan: The Man and his Message, intro. John Cage, eds. George Sanderson and Frank Macdonald, Fulcrum, 1989. (English)
    • L'uomo e il suo messaggio: le leggi dei media, la violenza, l'ecologia, la religione, Milan: SugarCo, 1992, 206 pp. (Italian)
  • The Medium and the Light: Reflections on Religion, eds. Eric McLuhan and Jacek Szklarek, Corte Madera, CA: Gingko Press, 1992; Toronto: Stoddart, 2002, 224 pp. (English)
    • La luce e il mezzo: riflessioni sulla religione, ed. Giorgia Biolghini, trans. Gianluca Sanna, Rome: Armando, 2002, 220 pp. (Italian)
  • Essential McLuhan, eds. Frank Zingrone and Eric McLuhan, New York: Basic Books, 1995. (English)
    • Mass-media sau mediul invizibil, trans. Mihai Moroiu, Bucharest: Nemira, 1997, 398 pp; 2nd ed. as Texte esenţiale, trans. Mihai Moroiu, Bucharest: Nemira, 2006, 606 pp. (Romanian)
    • McLuhan: escritos esenciales, trans. Jorge Basaldúa and Elvira Macías, Barcelona: Paidós, 1998, 492 pp. (Spanish)
    • La cultura come business: il mezzo è il messaggio, ed. Gianpiero Gamaleri, trans. Claudia Gasperini and Mario Gemelli, Rome: Armando, 1998, 158 pp. (Italian)
    • Media e nuova educazione: il metodo della domanda nel villaggio globale, ed. Ester Gandini Gamaleri, trans. Claudia Gasperini and Mario Gemelli, Rome: Armando, 1998, 175 pp. (Italian)
    • Le radici del cambiamento: Platone, Shakespeare e la TV, ed. Gianpiero Gamaleri, trans. Claudia Gasperini and Mario Gemelli, Rome: Armando, 1998, 206 pp. (Italian)
    • Percezioni: per un dizionario mediologico, ed. Gianpiero Gamaleri, Rome: Armando, 1998, 151 pp. (Italian)
    • Člověk, média a elektronická kultura: Výbor z díla, trans. Irena Přibylová and Martin Krejza, Brno: Jota, 2000, 420 pp. (Czech)
    • Wybór tekstów, trans. Ewa Różalska and Jacek M. Stokłosa, Poznań: Zysk i S-ka Wydaw., 2001, 581 pp. (Polish)
  • Media Research: Technology, Art, Communication: Essays by Marshall McLuhan, ed. M.A. Moos, Amsterdam: G+B Arts International, 1997. [12] (English)
  • Marshall McLuhan: tra letteratura, arte e media, ed. Elena Lamberti, Milan: Mondadori, 2000, 192 pp. (Italian)
  • Das Medium ist die Botschaft, ed. & trans. Martin Baltes, Fritz Boehler, Rainer Höltschl and Jürgen Reuß, Dresden: Verlag der Kunst, 2001, 301 pp. Talks and interviews. [13] (German)
  • Absolute Marshall McLuhan, eds. Martin Baltes and Rainer Höltschl, Freiburg: Orange Press, 2002, 223 pp. Trans. of excerpts from McLuhan's writings and interviews; with biographical essay by Philip Marchand. (German)
  • Understanding Me: Lectures & Interviews, eds. S. McLuhan and D. Staines, MIT Press, 2003. (English)
    • McLuhanŭk ihar: kŭŭi kangyonkwa taedam. (Korean)
  • Marshall McLuhan Unbound, 20 vols., eds. Eric McLuhan and W. Terrence Gordon, Corte Madera, CA: Gingko Press, 2005, 412 pp. [14] (English)
  • Letteratura e metafore della realtà, 3 vols., ed. Silvia D'Offizi, trans. Edmondo Coccia, Rome: Armando, 2009-2011. Vol. 1: Letteratura e metafore della realtà; vol. 2: La critica letteraria; vol. 3: Il mito e la rappresentazione artistica. (Italian)
  • Jean Paré, Conversations avec McLuhan 1966-1973, Montréal: Boréal, 2010, 136 pp. [15] (French)
  • with David Carson, The Book of Probes, eds. Eric McLuhan and William Kuhns, Gingko Press, 2011, 576 pp. Collection of aphorisms and excerpts. [16] (English)
  • Aforismi e profezie, ed. Marco Pigliacampo, afterw. Derrick de Kerckhove, Rome: Armando, 2011, 190 pp. (Italian)
  • Lo strano caso del Dr. McLuhan: viaggio sulle rotte perdute della mediologia, ed. & intro. Nicola Pentecoste, Rome: Armando, 2013, 173 pp. (Italian)
  • McLuhan nello spirito del suo tempo, ed. Nicola Pentecoste, Rome: Armando, 2015, 279 pp. (Italian)

Essays, interviews[edit]

Bibliographies[edit]

Correspondence[edit]

  • Letters of Marshall McLuhan, eds. Matie Molinam, Corrine McLuhan, and William Toye, Oxford University Press, 1987, 562 pp.
    • Corrispondenza, 1931-1979, pref. Gianpiero Gamaleri, eds. Corinne McLuhan, Matie Molinaro and Francesca Valente, Milan: SugarCo, 1990, 359+[16] pp. (Italian)

Literature[edit]

Journals[edit]

  • McLuhan Studies, 6 issues, eds. Francesco Guardiani and Eric McLuhan, University of Toronto, c1996-99. (navigate through red squares)
  • International Journal of McLuhan Studies, eds. Matteo Ciastellardi and Emanuela Patti, Barcelona: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, since 2011.
Special issues

Monographs[edit]

Biographies
  • Philip Marchand, Marshall McLuhan: The Medium and the Messenger, New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1989, 320 pp; MIT Press, 1998. (English)
    • Marshall McLuhan: Botschafter der Medien. Biographie, trans. Martin Baltes, Stuttgart: DVA, 1999, 431 pp. (German)
    • Maikeluhan: mei jie ji xin shi [麦克卢汉: 媒介及信使], trans. He Daokuan, Beijing: Zhongguo ren min da xue chu ban she, 2003, xviii+333 pp. (Chinese)
  • W. Terrence Gordon, Marshall McLuhan: Escape Into Understanding, A Biography, Corte Madera, CA: Gingko Press, 2003, 480 pp. [24] (English)
  • Douglas Coupland, Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing of My Work!, New York: Atlas & Co, 2010, 224 pp. (English)
    • Marshall McLuhan, trans. Jean Paré, Montréal: Boréal, 2010, 256 pp. [25] (French)

Conference proceedings[edit]

  • McLuhan e la metamorfosi dell'uomo, eds. Derrick de Kerckhove and Amilcare Iannucci, Rome: Bulzoni, 1984, 263 pp. Papers from the symposium held in Venice, 11-13 Nov 1982. (Italian)
  • Pour comprendre 1984 / Understanding 1984, ed. Derrick de Kerckhove, Ottawa: Canadian Commission for Unesco, 1984, 330 pp. Papers delivered at the colloquium McLuhan and 1984, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, 14-16 Dec 1983. (French),(English)
  • Marshall McLuhan + Vilém Flusser's Communication + Aesthetic Theories Revisited, eds. Melentie Pandilovski and Tom Kohut, Winnipeg: Video Pool Media Arts Centre, 2015. Proceedings of the 2012 conference. [26] (English)

Essays[edit]

  • Tom Wolfe, "The New Life Out There", in The New Life Out There, The New York Herald Tribune, 1965; repr. in McLuhan: Hot & Cool: A Primer for the Understanding of & a Critical Symposium with a Rebuttal by McLuhan, New York: Dial Press, ed. Gerald Emanuel Stearn, 1967, pp 15-34.
  • Gary Genosko, McLuhan and Baudrillard: the masters of implosion, Routledge, 1999, PDF.

Documentaries[edit]

Recent conferences and exhibitions on McLuhan[edit]

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