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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