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  • Televisionby Raymond Williams

    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...

  • Drama in Performanceby Raymond Williams

    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...

  • The Volunteersby Raymond Williams

    Parthian Books 2011; US$ 0.99

    A worker is killed in the striking coalfields of south Wales. Some months later a government minister suspected of being connected with the death is shot. Lewis Redfern, once a radical, now a political analyst and journalist, pursues the killer, a lonely hunt that leads him through a maze of government leaks and international politics to a secret organization:... more...

  • The Columbia Guide to the Latin American Novel Since 1945by Raymond Williams

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 84.99

    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...

  • Border Countryby Raymond Williams

    Parthian Books 2013; US$ 1.99

    Harry Price has worked for years as a railway signalman in the Welsh border village of Glynmawr. Now he has had a stroke, and his son, Matthew, a lecturer at Oxford, returns to the close-knit community that he left. As Harry lies in silent pain in his cramped bedroom, Matthew experiences the jarring familiarity of the childhood world which, alienated,... more...

  • Raymond Williams on Television (Routledge Revivals)by Raymond Williams

    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...

  • Modern Tragedyby Raymond Williams

    Random House 2013; US$ 14.09

    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...

  • Second Generationby Raymond Williams

    Random House 2013; US$ 7.04

    In this challenging novel, where striking workers march among dreaming spires, the worlds of industry and learning collide as the Owen family are caught in a web of conflicts: of politics and sex, loyalty and independence, English lives and Welsh memories . Harold Owen and his brother Gwyn carved out a place for themselves when they came to work in... more...

  • The English Novel From Dickens To Lawrenceby Raymond Williams

    Random House 2013; US$ 11.27

    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...

  • The Long Revolutionby Raymond Williams

    Parthian Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    Raymond Williams was one of the world's leading cultural critics. With this book, Williams brilliantly documents the exciting birth of the popular press, and explores the growth of the reading public in English-speaking culture in Western Society. The Long Revolution of the title is the third revolution of culture after the democratic revolution... more...