According to the University of Colorado investigation, "His academic publications are nearly all works of synthesis and reinterpretation, drawing upon studies by other scholars, not monographs describing new research based on primary sources.
His brother Maurice was born two years later. His mother was a Baptist school teacher who later became an actress; his father was a Methodist and had a real estate business in Edmonton. After a year of service, he contracted influenza and remained in Canada, away from the front lines.
After his discharge from the army inthe McLuhan family moved to WinnipegManitoba, where Marshall grew up and went to school, attending Kelvin Technical School before enrolling in the University of Manitoba in He had long desired to pursue graduate studies in England and was accepted to the University of Cambridgehaving failed to secure a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford.
Leavis and was influenced by New Criticism.
Later, he returned from England to take a job as a teaching assistant at the University of Wisconsin—Madison that he held for the —37 academic year, being unable to find a suitable job in Canada. After consulting a minister, his father accepted the decision to convert. His mother, however, felt that his conversion would hurt his career and was inconsolable.
From tohe taught English at Saint Louis University with an interruption from —40 when he returned to Cambridge. There he taught courses on Shakespeare  and tutored and befriended Walter J. Ongwho went on to write his PhD dissertation on a topic that McLuhan had called to his attention, and who also became a well-known authority on communication and technology.
Louis,  a teacher and aspiring actress from Fort Worth, Texasand they were married on August 4, They spent —40 in Cambridge, where he completed his master's degree awarded in January  and began to work on his doctoral dissertation on Thomas Nashe and the verbal arts.
While the McLuhans were in England, war had broken out in Europe. For this reason, he obtained permission to complete and submit his dissertation from the United States, without having to return to Cambridge for an oral defence.
Inthe McLuhans returned to Saint Louis University, where he continued teaching and they started a family. He was awarded a Ph. Michael's Collegea Catholic college of the University of Toronto.
Hugh Kenner was one of his students and Canadian economist and communications scholar Harold Innis was a university colleague who had a strong influence on his work. McLuhan wrote in As his reputation grew, he received a growing number of offers from other universities and, to keep him, the university created the Centre for Culture and Technology in The Mechanical Bride The work was an examination of the effect of advertising on society and culture.
He and Edmund Carpenter also produced an important journal called Explorations throughout the s. Havelockand Northrop Frye. During this time, McLuhan supervised the doctoral thesis of modernist writer Sheila Watson on the subject of Wyndham Lewis.
He remained at the University of Toronto throughspending much of this time as head of his Centre for Culture and Technology.
He returned to Toronto where he taught at the University of Toronto for the rest of his life and lived in Wychwood Parka bucolic enclave on a hill overlooking the downtown where Anatol Rapoport was his neighbour.Research Directory.
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