The Uses of Literacy: Aspects of Working-class Life with Special Reference to Publications and Entertainments
""Hoggart has the rare quality of complete intellectual honesty. "The Uses of Literacy "should be read by all those concerned with the nature of modern society.""
-Asher Tropp, "American Sociological Review"
""This sort of modern Mayhew is worth any amount of statistics as background for cultural evalutions....Required reading for anyone concerned with the modern cultural climate."
-Times Literary Supplement"
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Review: The Uses of LiteracyUser Review - Tea - Goodreads
Hoggart's comprehensive survey of working class culture published in 1957 is neither patronising nor sentimental. He confronts his subject with clear and knowledgeable eyes, criticising the faults and ... Read full review
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This book is a tough read at times. But the ideals and concepts forwarded impact our lives to this day. Not a book I would have selected myself, but am delighted to be introduced. Read full review
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