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    DescriptionIn this previously unpublished work, a young Marshall McLuhan, as cultural historian, illuminates the com- plexities of the classical trivium, provides the first ever close reading of the enigmatic Elizabethan writer Thomas Nashe, and implicitly challenges the reader to accept a new blueprint for literary education. Ideas that would ground McLuhan's media analysis of the 1960s and 70s are here in embryo, as he sets out in scrupulous detail the role of grammar (interpretation), dialectic, and rhetoric in classical learning. Under McLuhan's scholarly microscope, the internal dynamics of the trivium and its purpose are revealed, as is its indispensable role in giving full due to the rich prose of Thomas Nashe. In ranging over literature from Cicero to the sixteenth century, McLuhan discovers the source and significance of multiple traditions in Nashe's writings.


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    Title
    The Classical Trivium
    Subtitle
    The Place of Thomas Nashe in the Learning of His Time
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marshall McLuhan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 292
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 264 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781584232353
    ISBN 10: 1584232358
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC classification: PN
    BIC subject category V2: DS
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000, LIT004120
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15740
    B&T General Subject: 495
    Abridged Dewey: 809
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 88
    B&T Approval Code: A37200000
    DC22: 828.309
    B&T Approval Code: A23506035
    Thema V1.0: DS
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Gingko Press, Inc
    Imprint name
    Gingko Press, Inc
    Publication date
    01 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Corte Madera