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- Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95
? Guardian ?For anybody interested in the relationship between literature and society in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries this book is essential reading.? ? Financial Times ?An absolutely riveting piece of work.? ? New Society ?This is, quite simply, one of the most magnificent books I have read.? ?Philip Corrigan, Media,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First Published in 1989, this work is based around a monthly TV column which Raymond Williams wrote for The Listener between 1968 and 1972. Those were the years of the Prague Spring, of anti-Vietnam war demonstrations, of fighting in Cambodia and Northern Ireland, of hope for McGovern in the United States and attacks on the Wilson Labour Government... more...