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- Random House 2013; US$ 14.27
In Modern Tragedy, Williams bridges the gap between literary and socio-economic study, tracing the notion of tragedy from its philosophical and dramatic origins with Aristotle. In addition, Williams discusses tragedy in Chaucher, Nietzche, Brecht, Sartre and other leading figures in the history of thought, as well as elements of tragic experience... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 11.41
Raymond Williams begins his brilliantly perceptive study of the English novel in the 1840s, a period of rapid social change brought on by the Industrial Revolution, the struggle for democratic reform, and the growth of cities and towns. Unsettling, indeed critical, for individuals and communities alike, this process of change prompted the novelists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 21.95
Television: Technology and Cultural Form was first published in 1974, long before the dawn of multi-channel TV, or the reality and celebrity shows that now pack the schedules. Yet Williams' analysis of television's history, its institutions, programmes and practices, and its future prospects, remains remarkably prescient. Williams stresses the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1991; US$ 46.00
Raymond Williams' "Drama in Performance" pioneered a method of dramaturgical rather than literary-critical analysis of plays. This edition presents the text and provides a bibliography of work in this field. It also includes a listing of other Williams' relevant writings, and locates the book both within modern dramatic theory and criticism. more...
- Parthian Books 2009; US$ 13.99
When railway signalman Harry Price suffers a stroke his son Matthew, a lecturer in London, makes a return to the border village of Glynmawr. As Matthew and Harry struggle with their memories of social and personal change, a beautiful and moving portrait of the love between a father and son emerges. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1985; US$ 18.99
Now revised to include new words and updated essays, Keywords focuses on the sociology of language, demonstrating how the key words we use to understand our society take on new meanings and how these changes reflect the political bent and values of society. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 79.99
In this expertly crafted, richly detailed guide, Raymond Leslie Williams explores the cultural, political, and historical events that have shaped the Latin American and Caribbean novel since the end of World War II. In addition to works originally composed in English, Williams covers novels written in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and Haitian... more...
- Parthian Books 2012; US$ 7.99
During the miners' strike in the 1980s, a worker is killed in the striking coalfields of Wales. Some months later, a government minister thought to be connected with the death is also shot. Lewis Redfern?once a radical but now a political analyst and journalist?pursues the sniper, a lonely hunt that leads him through an imbroglio of civil service... more...