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After Raymond Williams : cultural materialism and the break-up of Britain

Author: Hywel Rowland Dix
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2008.
Series: Writing Wales in English.; CREW series of critical and scholarly studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After Raymond Williams: Cultural Materialism and the Break-Up of Britain has two broad aims. The first objective is to re-examine the concept of cultural materialism, the term used by Raymond Williams to describe his theory of how writing and other cultural forms relate to general social and historical processes. Using this theory, the second objective is to explore the material ways in which contemporary British  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Raymond Williams; Raymond Williams
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hywel Rowland Dix
ISBN: 9780708321539 0708321534
OCLC Number: 243821115
Description: 217 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Writing Wales in English.; CREW series of critical and scholarly studies.
Responsibility: Hywel Rowland Dix.

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Applies the Welsh academic writer and novelist Raymond Williams' theory of cultural materialism to a series of readings of literature and film produced in the years since Williams' death in 1988.  Read more...

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'Williams could not have a better advocate than Dix, whose careful reading of his work restores one of the most profound thinkers on literature and culture to our view.' Gary Day, TLS, Jan 09 Read more...

 
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