Virtual Geography: Living with Global Media Events
"The author's capacity to grasp and interpret these [world media] events is astounding, and her ability to provide insights into a world where unbounded information is circling the earth with the speed of light is startling." -- Choice
"... a wide-ranging, quirky and dextrous mix of description, theory and analysis, that documents the perils of the global telecommunications network... " -- Times Literary Supplement
"... this is a stimulating, even moving, book, dense with ideas and with many quotable lines." -- The New Statesman
"Wark is one of the most original and interesting cultural critics writing today." -- Lawrence Grossberg
McKenzie Wark writes about the experience of everyday life under the impact of increasingly global media vectors. We no longer have roots, we have aerials. We no longer have origins, we have terminals.
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47–51 ; Crack Wars ( Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 1992 ) . 17. For a
more considered and detailed assessment of the contributions of some of the
schools of thought on the globalization of the media , see McKenzie Wark , " To
Hegel , quoted in Shlomo Avineri , Hegel's Theory of the Modern State (
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1980 ) , p . 63 . 8. Richard Rorty , “
Habermas and Lyotard on Postmodernity , ” in Richard Bernstein , ed . ,
Habermas and ...
Great Cultural Revolution ( Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 1988 ) . The
events recounted are drawn largely from the first chapter . 30. Michel de Certeau ,
The Practice of Everyday Life ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 1988 ) ...