The Research-Based Proposal Essay will propose and defend a specific thesis, related to the general observations offered by Nicholas Carr in The Shallows, concerning “the future of the mediums of the book and internet.” No fewer than eight varied and pertinent sources, such as texts, periodicals, journals, and the internet in addition to texts assigned for the class.
Building a bridge to th 18th century how the past can improve our future / Postman Neil
The case for books: past, present, and future/ Robert Darnton
Cognitive surplus: how technology makes consumers into collabrator / Shirky Clay
Eletric language: understanding the message/ McLuhan Eric
The late age of print: everyday book culture from consumerism to control / Striphas Ted
The gutenberg elegies: the fate of reading in an eletric age / Birkets Sven
The printing revelution in early modern Europe / Elsensten Elizabath
AT LEAST 6 Pages!!