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The country and the city

Author: Raymond Williams
Publisher: Oxford ; Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1975.
Series: Galaxy book, GB423.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Williams
ISBN: 0195198107 9780195198102
OCLC Number: 222174925
Notes: "First published by Oxford University Press, New York, 1973. First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 1975"--Title page verso.
Description: 335 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Country and city --
A problem of perspective --
Pastoral and counter-pastoral --
Golden ages --
Town and country --
Their destiny their choice --
The morality of improvement --
Nature's threads --
Bred to till the earth --
Enclosures, commons and communities --
Three around Farnham --
Pleasing prospects --
The green language --
Change in the city --
People of the city --
Knowable communities --
The shadowed country --
Wessex and the border --
Cities of darkness and of light --
The figure in the city --
Surviving countrymen --
The border again --
The city and the future --
The new metropolis --
Cities and countries.
Series Title: Galaxy book, GB423.
Responsibility: Raymond Williams.

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"The best book by one of the great literary critics of the century. Ideal for courses in English literature and history alike."--Brie Thompson, UCSC"Williams has undertaken in this book a critical Read more...

 
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