Culture and Society, 1780-1950

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Columbia University Press, 1983 - Literary Criticism - 362 pages
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Acknowledged as perhaps the masterpiece of materialist criticism in the English language, this omnibus ranges over British literary history from George Eliot to George Orwell to inquire about the complex ways economic reality shapes the imagination.

 

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User Review  - Olivia Ceballos - Goodreads

Raymond Williams “Culture and Society” has been a very educational book, as well as a clarifier of the different facets of culture. The book describes the word 'culture' in an intellectual perspective ... Read full review

Review: Culture and Society 1780-1950

User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

A unique and interesting approach to the study of culture. The book moves through an aesthetic interpretation of the use of the concept of "culture" through literature/lit. crit., and presents a ... Read full review

Contents

VI
3
VII
20
VIII
30
IX
49
X
71
XI
87
XII
91
XIII
92
XXIII
172
XXIV
179
XXV
185
XXVI
190
XXVII
197
XXVIII
199
XXIX
216
XXX
227

XIV
97
XV
100
XVI
102
XVII
110
XVIII
130
XIX
159
XX
161
XXI
162
XXII
166
XXXI
244
XXXII
252
XXXIII
265
XXXIV
285
XXXV
295
XXXVI
339
XXXVII
355
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One of the century's most distinguished public intellectuals, Raymond Williams (1921-1988) helped to create and form the conceptual space of contemporary literary & cultural studies.

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